Lewy Body Dementia and Frontotemporal Dementia
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Renan Pedra Souza and Bruno Rezende Souza
Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) and Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) are
clinically characterized mainly by gradual progressive impairment of behavior and
cognitive functions. The accurate diagnosis of both disorders are very difficult due to
significant overlap with other neurodegenerative symptoms. Here, in the chapter, we
discuss the last.
Dementia with Lewy Bodies, α-synuclein, treatment, biomarkers,
genetic association, functional imaging, frontotemporal dementia, FTLD-tau, tau
protein, FTLD-TDP, TAR DNA-binding protein 43, FTLD-FUS, fused in sarcoma.
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte-MG Brazil 31270901, Brazil.