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Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

"Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Heterogeneous group of neurodegenerative disorders characterized by frontal and temporal lobe atrophy associated with neuronal loss, gliosis, and dementia. Patients exhibit progressive changes in social, behavioral, and/or language function. Multiple subtypes or forms are recognized based on presence or absence of TAU PROTEIN inclusions. FTLD includes three clinical syndromes: FRONTOTEMPORAL DEMENTIA, semantic dementia, and PRIMARY PROGRESSIVE NONFLUENT APHASIA.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 36 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2012
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.