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FrontoTemporal dementias

There is a book devoted to frontotemporal dementias, edited by F. Pasquier, F. Lebert and Ph Scheltens. see, for example: Pasquier F, (1996): Neuropsychological features and cognitive assessment in frontotemporal dementia. Current issues in neurodegenerative diseases. Editors. E. Ch. Wolters, Ph. Scheltens. ICG publications. Dordrecht. The Netherland. 8: 50-69.


FTD at the molecular level

This concept of frontotemporal dementias comprises several diseases, with different origins.
Note that all these diseases have a tau pathology.


1) FTDP-17

2) PSP and CBD (classified as Parkinsonian+ syndromes as well as Pick complex)

3) Pick's disease

4) DLDH (Lund and Manchester criteria ; McKahn criteria) or FTD

5) Non-tau DLDH

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