Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia as a Serious Complication of Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension.

@article{Schievink2018BehavioralVF,
  title={Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia as a Serious Complication of Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension.},
  author={W I Schievink and M. Marcel Maya and Zachary R. Barnard and F G Moser and Stacey Jean-Pierre and Alan D. Waxman and M. Nu{\~n}o},
  journal={Operative neurosurgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={
          505-515
        }
}
BACKGROUND Behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) is a devastating early onset dementia. Symptoms of bvFTD may be caused by spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH), a treatable disorder, but no comprehensive study of such patients has been reported. OBJECTIVE To describe detailed characteristics of a large cohort of patients with SIH and symptoms of bvFTD. METHODS We identified patients with SIH who met clinical criteria for bvFTD. Patients were compared to a cohort of SIH… CONTINUE READING