FRONTOTEMPORAL DEMENTIA ( FTD ) 2011

@inproceedings{Kertesz2011FRONTOTEMPORALD,
  title={FRONTOTEMPORAL DEMENTIA ( FTD ) 2011},
  author={Andrew Kertesz},
  year={2011}
}
Arnold Pick’s description of lobar atrophy with progressive aphasia, apraxia and behavioural disturbance has been renamed Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). A significant expansion of knowledge has occurred in the last few years, especially in the molecular biology of FTD, which is estimated to account for 12-15% of all dementias and 30-50% of early onset cases. The clinical picture consists mainly of behavioural and language impairment, but the extrapyramidal syndromes of Corticobasal Degeneration… CONTINUE READING

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