Clinically concordant variations of Alzheimer pathology in aphasic versus amnestic dementia.

@article{Gefen2012ClinicallyCV,
  title={Clinically concordant variations of Alzheimer pathology in aphasic versus amnestic dementia.},
  author={Tamar Gefen and Katherine Gasho and A. C. A. Rademaker and Mona Lalehzari and Sandra Weintraub and Emily J. Rogalski and Christina A Wieneke and Eileen Bigio and Changiz Geula and M - Marsel Mesulam},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2012},
  volume={135 Pt 5},
  pages={1554-65}
}
Primary progressive aphasia is a neurodegenerative syndrome characterized by gradual dissolution of language but relative sparing of other cognitive domains, especially memory. It is associated with asymmetric atrophy in the language-dominant hemisphere (usually left), and differs from typical Alzheimer-type dementia where amnesia is the primary deficit. Various pathologies have been reported, including the tangles and plaques of Alzheimer's disease. Identification of Alzheimer pathology in… CONTINUE READING
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