Staging disease severity in pathologically confirmed cases of frontotemporal dementia.

@article{Broe2003StagingDS,
  title={Staging disease severity in pathologically confirmed cases of frontotemporal dementia.},
  author={Melissa Broe and John R. Hodges and Elizabeth Schofield and Claire E. Shepherd and Jillian J. Kril and Glenda M Halliday},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2003},
  volume={60 6},
  pages={1005-11}
}
OBJECTIVE To devise a staging scheme for addressing the severity of atrophy in patients with pathologically proven frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and determine any relationship with clinical indices. METHODS Twenty-four cases with clinical and pathologic features of FTD were selected using standard inclusion and exclusion criteria from 125 dementia cases collected in Sydney, Australia, over an 8.5-year period. Patterns of gross atrophy were determined in two coronal brain slices… CONTINUE READING

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