Primary Progressive Aphasia (disorder)

Known as: Progressive Aphasia, Primary, PPA, Primary Progressive Aphasias 
A progressive form of dementia characterized by the global loss of language abilities and initial preservation of other cognitive functions. Fluent… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
This article provides a classification of primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and its 3 main variants to improve the uniformity of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is a clinical dementia syndrome characterized by progressive decline in language function but… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Primary progressive aphasia is a clinical syndrome defined by progressive deficits isolated to speech and/or language, and can be… (More)
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVE Alzheimer disease (AD) and frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) are hypothesized to cause clinically distinct forms… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND The syndrome of primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is diagnosed when a gradual failure of word usage or comprehension… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is characterized by isolated decline in language functions. Semantic dementia and… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE Alzheimer's disease (AD) is found at autopsy in up to one third of patients with primary progressive aphasia (PPA), but… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND/AIMS The treatment of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) has been mainly symptomatic. Small randomized or open-label case… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We performed a comprehensive cognitive, neuroimaging, and genetic study of 31 patients with primary progressive aphasia (PPA), a… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) is a behaviorally focal dementia syndrome with deterioration of language functions but relative… (More)
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