What is the prevalence of frontotemporal lobe dementia with motor neuron disease (FTD/MND) in the US?

Updated: Apr 11, 2017
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
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Frontal lobe dementia is the second or third most common type of degenerative dementia in autopsy series. The precise frequency with which frontotemporal lobe dementia with motor neuron disease (FTD/MND) occurs in autopsy or population studies is unknown (but low).


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