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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 57, No. 1, 2009, pp. 58-60
Bioline Code: ni09014
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

Neurology India, Vol. 57, No. 1, 2009, pp. 58-60

 en Prosopagnosia: A rare presenting manifestation of frontotemporal lobar degeneration
George, Arun & Jose, James


Frontotemporal dementia is an important neurodegenerative disorder accounting for a significant proportion of dementia cases with onset before 60 years of age. Apart from the well recognized behavioral changes the disease has many other distinctive features like predominant language involvement alone or associated features of motor neuron disease or parkinsonism etc. which at times may be the presenting manifestation itself. In the following article we describe a rare presenting manifestation; prosopagnosia, in the setting of frontotemporal degeneration

Frontotemporal degeneration, prosopagnosia

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