Clinical significance of lobar atrophy in frontotemporal dementia: application of an MRI visual rating scale.

@article{Kipps2007ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical significance of lobar atrophy in frontotemporal dementia: application of an MRI visual rating scale.},
  author={C. M. Kipps and R. Rhys Davies and Joanna Mitchell and Jillian J. Kril and Glenda M Halliday and John R. Hodges},
  journal={Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={334-42}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS The status of imaging findings in the clinical diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) remains uncertain; while they may be supportive of a diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia, they are not mandatory. Our aim was to assess patterns of lobar atrophy in a large sample of clinically defined, prospectively studied, patients using a magnetic resonance image (MRI) rating scale, to (1) determine whether imaging findings warrant a more prominent position in FTD diagnosis and (2… CONTINUE READING

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