DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for frontotemporal dementia

Frontotemporal dementia [DOID:9255]

Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is the clinical syndrome caused by degeneration of the frontal lobe of the brain and may extend back to the temporal lobe. It is the clinical manifestation of frontotemporal lobar degeneration(FTLD), and the second most common pre-senile dementia after Alzheimer's disease.

Synonyms:  frontotemporal dementia,  DOID:9255,  FRONTOTEMPORAL LOBAR DEGENERATION,  MULTIPLE SYSTEM TAUOPATHY WITH PRESENILE DEMENTIA,  Pallidopontonigral degeneration (disorder) ...