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Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is the second most common degenerative dementia after Alzheimer's disease and its Lewy body variant. Clinical pathology can be subdivided in three main neuropathological subtypes: frontal lobe dementia, Pick's disease and FTD with motor neuron disease (MND), all characterised by distinct histological features. Until recently(More)
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is considered to have a heterogeneous aetiology. To date the tau gene located on chromosome 17 has been shown to be implicated in the pathogenesis of several FTD families with parkinsonism, the so called FTDP-17 families. The mutations reported so far are located within exons 9 to 13, a region coding for the microtubule-binding(More)
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