Frontal lobe degeneration: clinical, neuropsychological, and SPECT characteristics.

  title={Frontal lobe degeneration: clinical, neuropsychological, and SPECT characteristics.},
  author={Bruce L. Miller and Jeffrey L. Cummings and Javier Villanueva-Meyer and Kyle Brauer Boone and Claudia Mehringer and Ira M Lesser and Ismael Mena},
  volume={41 9},
The clinical, neuropsychological, and cerebral blood flow characteristics of eight patients with frontal lobe degeneration (FLD) were studied. Social withdrawal and behavioral disinhibition were the earliest and most common clinical presentations, and psychiatric symptoms typically preceded the onset of dementia by several years. Neuropsychological testing showed selective impairment of frontal and memory tasks with relative sparing of attention, language, and visuospatial skills. Single-photon… CONTINUE READING