Patterns of temporal lobe atrophy in semantic dementia and Alzheimer's disease

  title={Patterns of temporal lobe atrophy in semantic dementia and Alzheimer's disease},
  author={Dennis Chan and Nick C Fox and Rachael I. Scahill and William R. Crum and Jennifer L. Whitwell and Guy D. Leschziner and Alexander M. Rossor and John Stevens and Lisa Cipolotti and Martin N. Rossor},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
Volumetric magnetic resonance imaging analyses of 30 subjects were undertaken to quantify the global and temporal lobe atrophy in semantic dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Three groups of 10 subjects were studied: semantic dementia patients, Alzheimer's disease patients, and control subjects. The temporal lobe structures measured were the amygdala, hippocampus, entorhinal cortex, parahippocampal gyrus, fusiform gyrus, and superior, middle, and inferior temporal gyri. Semantic dementia and… 

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