Frontotemporal dementia versus Alzheimer's disease: differential cognitive features.

@article{Mendez1996FrontotemporalDV,
  title={Frontotemporal dementia versus Alzheimer's disease: differential cognitive features.},
  author={Mario F. Mendez and Monique M Cherrier and Kent M Perryman and Nancy A Pachana and Bruce L. Miller and Jeffrey L. Cummings},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1996},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={1189-94}
}
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a common neurodegenerative dementia that can be difficult to distinguish clinically from Alzheimer's disease (AD). The differential distribution of pathology in FTD and AD predicts the presence of differential cognitive features on mental status examination. We compared 39 FTD patients with 101 AD patients on the Consortium to Establish a Registry in AD examination supplemented by cognitive areas from the Neurobehavioral Cognitive Status Examination. The FTD… CONTINUE READING