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  1. Frontotemporal lobar degeneration

    Frontotemporal lobar degeneration is the name for a group of clinically, pathologically and genetically heterogeneous disorders associated with atrophy in the frontal lobe and temporal lobe of the brain, with sparing of the parietal and occipital lobes. In the over 65 age group, FTLD is probably the fourth most common cause of dementia after Alzheimer's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies and vascular dementia. In the below 65 age group, it is the second most common cause after Alzheimer's disease. In some patients the symptoms of FTLD and Alzheimer's may overlap FTLD is the pathological term for the clinical syndrome Frontotemporal dementia, which can be subdivided as follows: ⁕behavioural-variant frontotemporal dementia ⁕semantic dementia ⁕progressive nonfluent aphasia

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  1. Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

    Heterogeneous group of neurodegenerative disorders characterized by frontal and temporal lobe atrophy associated with neuronal loss, gliosis, and dementia. Patients exhibit progressive changes in social, behavioral, and/or language function. Multiple subtypes or forms are recognized based on presence or absence of TAU PROTEIN inclusions. FTLD includes three clinical syndromes: FRONTOTEMPORAL DEMENTIA, semantic dementia, and PRIMARY PROGRESSIVE NONFLUENT APHASIA.

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  1. frontotemporallobardegeneration


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frontotemporal lobar degeneration in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frontotemporal lobar degeneration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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