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Behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia

Synonym(s) bv-FTD
Prevalence -
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Age of onset Adult
  • G31.0
MeSH -
MedDRA -


Disease definition

Behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia (bv-FTD) is a form of frontotemporal dementia (FTD; see this term), characterized by progressive behavioral impairment and a decline in executive function with frontal lobe-predominant atrophy.

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Clinical genetics review
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