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Articles tagged with Frontotemporal dementia

  • Dementia Panel

    Dementia is a clinical syndrome of progressive deterioration of cognitive abilities and functional impairments. Approximately 25% of all people aged 55 years and older have a family history of dementia.

  • Frontotemporal Dementia

    Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a clinically and pathologically heterogeneous group of non-Alzheimer dementias characterized by selective and progressive atrophy involving the frontal or temporal lobes. It typically develops in the sixth decade of life, but some cases manifest at younger ages,…

  • Assessment of Olfactory Function

    Olfactory dysfunction is associated with normal aging, multiple neurodegenerative disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, Lewy body disease and Alzheimer’s disease, and other diseases such as diabetes, sleep apnea and the autoimmune disease myasthenia gravis. The wide spectrum of…