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What is frontotemporal dementia?

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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
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In brief: There are 3 types

Named for the brain areas that are affected, the frontal and temporal lobes, there are several different variants of this type of dementia.
Some of these types of dementia have prominent problems with words - either slowly losing the ability to speak or losing the ability to makes sense when one talks. There is an impulsive, disinhibited personality variant also.

In brief: There are 3 types

Named for the brain areas that are affected, the frontal and temporal lobes, there are several different variants of this type of dementia.
Some of these types of dementia have prominent problems with words - either slowly losing the ability to speak or losing the ability to makes sense when one talks. There is an impulsive, disinhibited personality variant also.
Dr. Maureen Nash
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Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Frontal lobes

Frontotemporal dementia also previously known as picks disease affects primarily the frontal & temporal lobes & manifest with more pronounced intellectual & personality deficits.
Also often affectsyoungber persons.

In brief: Frontal lobes

Frontotemporal dementia also previously known as picks disease affects primarily the frontal & temporal lobes & manifest with more pronounced intellectual & personality deficits.
Also often affectsyoungber persons.
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
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