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By Michael J. Strong

ISBN-10: 0199590672

ISBN-13: 9780199590674

Over the last ten years, there was an expanding acceptance that syndromes of frontotemporal disorder (FTD) are a standard prevalence in sufferers with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Such syndromes should be found in as many as 60% of sufferers with ALS. Conversely, the incidence of motor neuron disorder in sufferers with clinically natural frontotemporal dementia is more and more well-known. this implies that to a point there are overlapping syndromes during which either ALS and FTD happen in the similar person.

This quantity summarizes the advances in our knowing of those issues, in addition to the capability courting among the 2. Key themes contain advances in our skill to clinically describe the frontotemporal syndromes, preclinical detection, neuroimaging, and genetics. The exploding box of latest markers in neuropathology is tested, as is the position of recent genetic mutations in DNA/RNA shipping platforms. This ebook is the fundamental reference textual content for this subject, and may be of curiosity to neurologists and neurological trainees with a medical or examine curiosity within the FTDs or ALS, neuropsychologists, neuropathologists, and researchers.

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