From FUS to Fibs: what's new in frontotemporal dementia?

  title={From FUS to Fibs: what's new in frontotemporal dementia?},
  author={J R Burrell and John R. Hodges},
  journal={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  volume={21 2},
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is an important cause of non-Alzheimer's dementia and is the second most common cause of young onset dementia. FTD presents with progressive changes in behavior and personality (behavioral variant FTD) or language deficits (also known as primary progressive aphasia), although both commonly coexist. Patients with progressive aphasia are subclassified according to the pattern of language deficits into those with progressive non-fluent aphasia (PNFA) and semantic… CONTINUE READING