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Frontal Lobe Dementia Prognosis
What do you suggest if my frontal lobe because of it!!! seriously I'm freaking out could it lead to frontal lobe dementia?
Consult your Doctor: Frontal lobe dementia is a syndrome characterized in the initial stages with dramatic changes in personality and behaviors (e.g. becoming sexually inappropriate, vulgar,etc.) Gradually memory and other mental functions also become impaired. A physician should rule out other medical problems and a referral to a neurologist as well as to a neuropsychologist can help to determine what the problem is ...Read more
I'm excited by watching tv or thinking deeply about something but still could I have caused myself frontal lobe dementia?
Frontal lobe dementi: Can have several possible causes. One of the most common is of course injury to the frontal lobes in the form of trauma such as can occur from sports or from motor vehicle accidents. Another disease called picks disease develops for unknown reasons. Other causes include vascular events like little strokes to the front part of the brain. ...Read more
Not sure: I'm not sure i understand the question. An eye infection can spread to the skull bone and then eventually cause a brain infection. This is quite rare. Most people with frontal lobe dementia because of brain disease. CADASIL, amyloid angiopathy, encephalitis and degenerative dementia with Pick bodies constitute the majority of frontal lobe dementias. ...Read more
I am 67 and have generalized cerebral and cerabellar loss with slight frontal lobe predominance . Explain.
Atrophy: There seems to be a word missing, but in general, you have reduced volume of the brain. Normal aging means that the brain loses volume, but there can be accelerated loss of volume with certain diseases, such as alzheimer's. Also, accelerated loss of volume in certain areas of the brain can predict dementia. It is best to speak to your primary care provider or a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not uncommonly: Small percentage of frontotemporal dementia cases are indeed hereditary, and classically a tau gene on Chromosome 17, but 4 other forms are known. Would assess known genetics at 15-20% of cases at this point, but would state that it is reasonable that sporadic cases may also wind up some day as hereditary events. ...Read more
My husband was diagnosed on a ct scan with mild prominance of frontal lobe sulci.he is 55 yrs old.... everything else was normal.should we be worried?
Inside the skull: The frontal lobe is located inside the skull( cranium) in the front part ( anterior cranial fossa) somewhat above the eyes. You actually have two of them-- a right frontal lobe and a left frontal lobe. ...Read more
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