Hereditary dysphasic disinhibition dementia: a frontotemporal dementia linked to 17q21-22.

  title={Hereditary dysphasic disinhibition dementia: a frontotemporal dementia linked to 17q21-22.},
  author={Corinne L. Lendon and Timothy Lynch and Joanne Norton and D Mckeel and Frances Busfield and Nick J. Craddock and Sumi Chakraverty and Geetha Gopalakrishnan and Shantia Shears and W G Grimmett and Kirk C. Wilhelmsen and Lars Stenvang Hansen and John C. Morris and Alison M. Goate},
  volume={50 6},
OBJECTIVE The clinical and pathologic features of hereditary dysphasic disinhibition dementia (HDDD) are described to determine whether it is a variant of known dementias. BACKGROUND Several dementing disorders have clinical and pathologic similarities with AD, Pick's disease, and the "nonspecific" dementias. A detailed description of clinical and pathologic presentation will aid classification, but ultimately the discovery of causative gene(s) will define these disorders. METHODS The… CONTINUE READING

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