Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and the Frontotemporal Dementias

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and the Frontotemporal Dementias

eBook - 2012
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Over the past ten years, there has been an increasing recognition that syndromes of frontotemporal dysfunction (FTD) are a common occurrence in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Such syndromes may be present in as many as 60% of patients with ALS. Conversely, the occurrence of motor neuron dysfunction in patients with clinically pure frontotemporal dementia is increasingly recognized. This suggests that to some extent there are overlap syndromes in which both ALSand FTD occur within the same individual. This volume summarizes the advances in our understanding of these two diso.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780191637285
0191637289
9780199590674
0199590672
9781283713436
1283713438
Characteristics: 1 online resource (438 pages) : color illustrations
Additional Contributors: Strong, Michael J.

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