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Frontotemporal dementia (FTD)

The umbrella term for the clinical syndromes of behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD), semantic dementia (SD) and progressive non-fluent aphasia (PNFA), which all affect the frontal and temoral lobes of the brain. This term is sometimes used to refer specifically to bvFTD.

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