First Symptoms – Frontotemporal Dementia versus Alzheimer’s Disease

  title={First Symptoms – Frontotemporal Dementia versus Alzheimer’s Disease},
  author={M. Lindau and O. Almkvist and J. Kushi and K. Boone and S. Johansson and L. O. Wahlund and J. Cummings and B. Miller},
  journal={Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders},
  pages={286 - 293}
  • M. Lindau, O. Almkvist, +5 authors B. Miller
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders
  • Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is often misdiagnosed as Alzheimer’s disease (AD). We hypothesized that the first symptoms associated with FTD would be different from those seen in AD and that the first symptoms in FTD would reflect loss of function in the frontal region with the greatest degree of degeneration. The objective of the study was to compare the earliest symptoms in patients with FTD and AD, and to delineate the symptoms that were associated with right, left or bilateral… CONTINUE READING
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