Ftld

Some articles on ftld:

Self-conscious Emotions - Biological Complexity - Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration
... Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) is a neurodegenerative disease that attacks the brain selectively in the frontal lobe, temporal lobe and amygdala ... Patients suffering from FTLD offer information on the biological complexity involved in generating self-conscious emotions ... and loud sound) it has been shown that sufferers of FTLD show and experience the basic negative emotions expected to be attached to the startling sounds ...
Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration - Genetics
... in descriptions of genetic causes of FTLD, and the related disease Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... in the Tau gene (known as MAPT or Microtubule Associated Protein Tau) can cause a FTLD presenting with tau pathology (FTLD-tau) ... the Progranulin gene (PGRN) can cause a FTLD presenting with TDP-43 pathology (FTLD-TDP43) ...
Neuroanatomy Of Memory - Cortical Structures - Damage To The Cortex - Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration and Memory
... Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) is a common form of dementia due to the degeneration of the frontal and temporal lobes ... In one study, FTLD patients were interviewed and asked to describe a significant event from five different periods of their lives ... episodic recall was largely damaged in FTLD patients and semantic autobiographical memory seemed to be spared ...
Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration - Histology
... There are 3 main histological subtypes found at post-mortem FTLD -tau which is characterised by tau positive inclusions often referred to as Pick-bodies ... Examples of FTLD-tau include Pick's disease, corticobasal degeneration, progressive supranuclear palsy ... FTLD-TDP43 which is characterised by ubiquitin and TDP-43 positive, tau negative, FUS negative inclusions ...