SHORT REPORT Saccade impairments in patients with fronto-temporal dementia


Background: Early diagnosis of fronto-temporal dementia (FTD) is often difficult because of the non-specific presentation. Saccadic eye movements, which are mainly controlled by the frontal areas, may provide a powerful tool for the analysis of fontal lobe dysfunction. The pattern of saccadic abnormalities has not previously been investigated in patients… (More)


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