Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) comprises a group of neurodegenerative disorders, characterized by progressive changes in behavior, executive dysfunction and language impairment, as a result of degeneration of the medial prefrontal and frontoinsular cortices. Four clinical subtypes have been identified: semantic dementia, progressive non-fluent aphasia, behavioral variant FTD and right temporal lobar atrophy (see these terms).



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  • OMIM:600274
  • ICD-10:G31.0
  • OMIM:600795
  • OMIM:607485
  • MedDRA:10068968
  • OMIM:172700
  • MeSH:D057180
  • UMLS:C0338451
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  • ORPHA:282
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