Extrapyramidal Syndromes in Frontotemporal Degeneration

@article{Kertesz2011ExtrapyramidalSI,
  title={Extrapyramidal Syndromes in Frontotemporal Degeneration},
  author={Andrew Kertesz and Paul Mcmonagle and Sarah Jesso},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Neuroscience},
  year={2011},
  volume={45},
  pages={336-342}
}
Descriptions of extrapyramidal (EP) involvement in Pick’s disease (renamed recently as FTD) appeared 80 years ago. CBD pathology was confirmed as a common substrate for primary progressive aphasia (PPA). We suggested that CBD and PPA should be included with frontal lobe dementia as Pick complex. PSP was prototype for “subcortical dementia”, and aphasia and apraxia, considered unusual for PSP, are now seen as a rule. The overlap of PSP and CBD is considerable. We recently reviewed our cohort… 
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