Patterns of brain atrophy in frontotemporal dementia and semantic dementia

  title={Patterns of brain atrophy in frontotemporal dementia and semantic dementia},
  author={Howard J. Rosen and Maria Luisa Gorno-Tempini and William P. Goldman and Richard J. Perry and Norbert Schuff and Michael W Weiner and Robert Feiwell and Joel H. Kramer and Bruce L. Miller},
  pages={198 - 208}
OBJECTIVE To identify and compare the patterns of cerebral atrophy associated with two clinical variants of frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD): frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and semantic dementia (SemD). [] Key MethodMETHODS Twenty patients with FTLD were classified as having FTD (N = 8) or SemD (N = 12) based on current clinical criteria. Both groups showed a similar spectrum of behavioral abnormalities, as indicated by the neuropsychiatric inventory.

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