The relationship between amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia.

@article{Ringholz2006TheRB,
  title={The relationship between amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia.},
  author={George M Ringholz and Scott R. Greene},
  journal={Current neurology and neuroscience reports},
  year={2006},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={387-92}
}
Despite the traditional view of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) as an isolated motor neuron disorder, recent evidence suggests that ALS is, in fact, a multisystem disorder with a varying presentation and with widespread extramotor neuropathologic involvement. Support for a concept of ALS as a multisystem disorder has some basis in historical clinical reports that have highlighted the existence of a frank dementia in at least a small percentage of ALS patients. More recent evidence of… CONTINUE READING