The clinical spectrum of stereotypies in frontotemporal lobar degeneration.

@article{Mateen2009TheCS,
  title={The clinical spectrum of stereotypies in frontotemporal lobar degeneration.},
  author={Farrah J Mateen and Keith A. Josephs},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={1237-40}
}
We clinically assessed patients meeting international criteria for frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) for the presence and characteristics of stereotypies. Of 32 subjects with FTLD (50% women), 19 (60%) had stereotypies. The majority of patients with stereotypies were female (68%). The median age of symptom onset suggestive of FTLD was 58 years (range: 37-74), with a mean time to stereotypy onset of 2.1 years. In all cases, the stereotypies were simple. There were no differences in the… CONTINUE READING