Clinical features and survival of 3R and 4R tauopathies presenting as behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia.

@article{Hu2007ClinicalFA,
  title={Clinical features and survival of 3R and 4R tauopathies presenting as behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia.},
  author={William T Hu and Joseph E. Parisi and David S. Knopman and Bradley F. Boeve and Dennis W. Dickson and Johanna Ahlskog and Ronald C. Petersen and Keith A. Josephs},
  journal={Alzheimer disease and associated disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          S39-43
        }
}
We compared the clinical characteristics of 3 repeat (3R) and 4 repeat (4R) tau-positive cases (tauopathies) presenting as behavior variant frontotemporal dementia (bv-FTD). We identified and retrospectively reviewed demographics and clinical features of patients with pathologically confirmed tau-positive frontotemporal lobar degeneration in a blinded fashion. Those presenting as bv-FTD were divided according to their tau isoform, 3R versus 4R, and compared with age-matched and sex-matched… CONTINUE READING
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