frontotemporal dementia

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Synonyms (4)

Wilhemsen-Lynch disease, pallidopontonigral degeneration, multiple system tauopathy with presenile dementia, frontotemporal lobar degeneration

Definitions (2)

Xref MGI. OMIM mapping confirmed by DO. [SN]., A basal ganglia disease characterized by progressive neuronal loss predominantly involving the frontal and/or temporal lobes of the brain resulting in a gradual and progressive decline in behavior or language.

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