frontal lobe dementia

frontal lobe dementia

any of various dementias caused by frontal lobe lesions, such as that seen in Pick's disease.

fron·tal lobe de·men·ti·a

(frŏntăl lōb dĕ-menshē-ă)
Progressive mental disorder with atrophy of the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain, affecting mainly behavior and language and characterized by gradual personality changes, speech impairment, and eventual dementia.
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Ex-Peterborough star Chris Turner has frontal lobe dementia and has been unable to walk, talk or eat for five years.
The Perth Magistrates Court downgraded the charge after Fr Byrne's lawyer, Seamus Rafferty, submitted a psychiatric report that the old priest was suffering from frontal lobe dementia which explained the changes in his character and social interaction.
The cause of Pick's disease is unknown; some forms of inherited frontal lobe dementia can be indistinguishable, clinically and histologically, from Pick's disease.
David Peter was diagnosed with Pick's disease, a form of frontal lobe dementia, at the age of just 51, and his family believe he developed the condition even earlier.
Frontal lobe dementia (Frontotemporal Dementia, FTD) strikes people at an earlier age.
If an older problem gambler is suspected to have an undiagnosed frontal lobe dementia, that individual likely would not perform well on questions of judgment and reasoning.
The loft conversion had been specially designed to meet her husband Bob's care needs after he was diagnosed with frontal lobe dementia.
The control group included patients with vascular dementia, frontal lobe dementia, and other non-Alzheimer's dementias.
The control group included patients who had vascular dementia, frontal lobe dementia, and other non-Alzheimer's dementias.
Therapy and management of frontal lobe dementia patients.
BRAIN STUDY OF PATIENTS WITH FRONTAL LOBE DEMENTIA AND PARKINSONIAN DISORDERS.