What are the signs and symptoms of motor neuron disease in frontotemporal dementia (FTD)?

Updated: Jun 14, 2018
  • Author: Howard S Kirshner, MD; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
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A subgroup of patients with frontotemporal lobe dementia (FTD) develops signs and symptoms of motor neuron disease, such as fasciculations, muscle wasting and weakness, and bulbar symptoms. See above for the genetic basis of this syndrome.


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