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What is frontotemporal dementia?

What causes frontotemporal dementia? How is it different from other types of dementia?
Status: Open    Sep 05, 2014 - 10:26 AM

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Sep 28, 2015 - 10:02 AM

We have a couple of articles discussing frontotemporal dementia on one of our blogs that you may find helpful:

What Is Frontal Lobe Dementia?

10 Signs of Frontotemporal Dementia

A Caregiver’s Guide to Frontotemporal Degeneration

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Sep 05, 2014 - 01:11 PM

No one yet knows what causes abnormal protein deposits that lead to frontotemporal dementia, the only known risk factor is a family history of FTD. New research shows a possible link between FTD and ALS but there is much more research needed to understand the complexities of FTD.
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