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Familial frontotemporal dementia: early manifestations

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Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is second only to Alzheimer’s disease as a cause of dementia. It is mainly sporadic but may be familial, often with a mutation (P301L) in the tau gene. Behavioural and language disturbances are common and it may be associated with parkinsonism in some cases and motor neurone disease in others. The detailed findings in …

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