Odor 1 showed EEG abnormalities over the right frontotemporal
region, centro-parietal, centro-parietotemporal, and temporal region, whereas abnormalities were more marked over temporal and frontoparietal region with odor 2.
Mr Mills was initially diagnosed with depression as he had lost both his father and sister to cancer in a short space of time, but later diagnosed with behavioural variant frontotemporal
dementia in May 2013.
dementia is thought to account for less than five percent of all dementia cases, and it usually affects people between the ages of 45 and 64, in stark contrast to the common misconception that dementia affects only the elderly.
He was diagnosed two years ago with frontotemporal
dementia, a rare condition that affects the areas of the brain where language is based.
Ravdin points out that there are several different types of dementia, and one type in particular, frontotemporal
dementia, is more likely to occur in younger populations.
Diagnostically, it initially looks similar to frontotemporal
dementia and often even gets misdiagnosed as a primary psychiatric condition because of their earlier presentation of mood and behavior.
Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia, but there are many more such as vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies and frontotemporal
dementia to name but a few.
Brain damage was prevented in mice with prion disease, and animals with frontotemporal
dementia (FTD) reclaimed their memory.
Other causes include vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal
lobar degeneration, Parkinson's disease, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and normal pressure hydrocephalus.
Claudia died from frontotemporal
dementia, and in Season 3, Stiles (Dylan O'Brien) feared he would have it too.
Most (92%, or 216) patients who developed dementia had probable Alzheimer's disease, while 9 had vascular dementia, 4 had Lewy body dementia, 3 had frontotemporal
dementia, 1 had progressive supranuclear palsy, and 1 had dementia associated with normal pressure hydrocephalus.
Two years later, this same patient was completely nonverbal - a classic case of frontotemporal
dementia, said Howard Rosen, MD, a neurologist Francisco.