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Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.380.266
C10.574.950.300
C18.452.845.800.300
F03.615.400.380
Unique ID
D057174
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057174
Scope Note
Heterogeneous group of neurodegenerative disorders characterized by frontal and temporal lobe atrophy associated with neuronal loss, gliosis, and dementia. Patients exhibit progressive changes in social, behavioral, and/or language function. Multiple subtypes or forms are recognized based on presence or absence of TAU PROTEIN inclusions. FTLD includes three clinical syndromes: FRONTOTEMPORAL DEMENTIA, semantic dementia, and PRIMARY PROGRESSIVE NONFLUENT APHASIA.
Entry Term(s)
FTLD
Previous Indexing
Dementia (2002-2009)
Public MeSH Note
2010; see DEMENTIA 2000-2009; for SEMANTIC DEMENTIA see DEMENTIA 2000-2009
History Note
2010; use DEMENTIA 2000-2009; for SEMANTIC DEMENTIA use DEMENTIA 2000-2009
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration Preferred
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