Clinical features of frontotemporal dementia.

@article{Boxer2005ClinicalFO,
  title={Clinical features of frontotemporal dementia.},
  author={Adam L. Boxer and Bruce L. Miller},
  journal={Alzheimer disease and associated disorders},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S3-6
        }
}
What was once called Pick's disease has three major anatomic variants. With all three, frontotemporal brain is selectively injured whereas posterior cortical regions are spared. These three clinical patterns include a bifrontal, slightly asymmetric subtype with more involvement of the right frontotemporal region called frontotemporal dementia or the frontal variant of FTD (fvFTD), a temporal-predominant subtype called the temporal variant of FTD or semantic dementia (SD), and a left frontal… CONTINUE READING

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