Frontotemporal Dementia

Frontotemporal Dementia also known as Pick’s disease is broad term for group of disorders caused by progressive nerve cell loss in the frontal and temporal lobes of brain. Spindle neurons have 70% loss in Frontotemporal Dementia patients while other neurons remain unchanged. Temporal lobes have specific function such as right temporal lobe involved in recognition of faces and known objects. Left temporal lobe involved in meaning of names and words of objects. Frontotemporal Dementia includes changes in behavior, personality and difficulty in speech. It is significant cause of Dementia in younger people. MRI scans may show the frontal and temporal lobe atrophy.

 

  • Track 1-1 Forms of Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Track 2-2 Emergence of Aesthetic Talents in FTD
  • Track 3-3 Clinical Manifestations of FTD
  • Track 4-4 Modernistic Approaches in Treatment
  • Track 5-5 Assessment and Management of FTD

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