Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that results in loss of memory and intellectual functions such as reasoning, abstract thinking, and executive abilities. It is the third most common cause of dementia and the second most common cause of early onset dementia in elderly persons older than 65 years. Possible causes are genetic mutations, thyroid diseases, and head trauma.
There are three types of FTD: semantic variant, n Read More
Pick's disease, also known as frontotemporal dementia, is the most common cause of dementia in patients under 60 and the third most common cause in patients over 65. It presents with neuropsychiatric symptoms that affect the patient's personality and those that cropped cognitive functions. It causes the degeneration of frontal and temporal cortices that reflects behavioral changes and language deficits. It is a spectrum of dem Read More