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Frontotemporal Lobe Dementia

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OVERVIEW The presentation of degenerative disease in focal areas of the cerebral cortex is the hallmark of the family of diseases referred to as frontotemporal lobe dementia (or frontotemporal deme READ MORE

Clinical, genetic and pathological heterogeneity of frontotemporal dementia: a r...

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Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is the second most common young-onset dementia and is clinically characterised by progressive behavioural change, executive dysfunction and language difficulties. Three c READ MORE

Frontotemporal dementias: A review

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Dementia is a clinical state characterized by loss of function in multiple cognitive domains. It is a costly disease in terms of both personal suffering and economic loss. Frontotemporal dementia (FTD READ MORE

Psychopathology of Frontotemporal Dementia Review

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ABSTRACT The Committee on Research of the American Neuropsychiatric Association conducted a review of the noncognitive neuropsychiatric manifestations of frontotemporal dementia. The Committee on R READ MORE

The frontal/subcortical dementias

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Although the most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer's disease, many other common dementing illnesses in the elderly affect the frontal cortex and associated subcortical structures and present with READ MORE

FTD symptoms and pathology: 2006 review

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Frontotemporal dementia: clinicopathological correlations. Forman MS, Farmer J, Johnson JK, Clark CM, Arnold SE, Coslett HB, Chatterjee A, Hurtig HI, Karlawish JH, Rosen HJ, Van Deerlin V, Lee VM, READ MORE

Frontotemporal Dementia, from the Alzheimer's Society of Canada

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Frontotemporal Dementia Introduction Dementia is a syndrome consisting of a number of symptoms that include loss of memory, judgment and reasoning, and changes in mood, behaviour and communicati READ MORE

What is fronto-temporal dementia (including Pick's disease)? from the Alzheimer'...

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What is fronto-temporal dementia (including Pick's disease)? This factsheet provides some general information about one of the rarer forms of dementia: fronto-temporal dementia. It explains who is READ MORE
The term 'fronto-temporal dementia' is used for a range of conditions, including Pick's disease, frontal lobe degeneration and the dementia associated with motor neurone disease. Damage occurs in the frontal or temporal lobe areas of the brain, or both. Younger people - those under the age of 65 - are more likely to be affected. Symptoms vary, but often include personality and behaviour changes, problems with judgement and planning, and loss of language skills.
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