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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Diehl, J; Bornschein, S; Krapp, S; Hartmann, J; Cramer, B; Pohl, C; Belcredi, P; Kurz, A 
Title:
Medical risk factors in frontotemporal lobar degeneration 
Abstract:
Frontotemporal lobar degenerations (FTLD) are the cause of 30 to 0 50% of presenile dementias. A positive family history of dementia is present in approximately 40% of FTLD patients. Evidence of autosomal dominant transmission, however, is only found in less than 10% of cases. This suggests that non-genetic factors have a role in the aetiology of these neurodegenerative disorders. In the present case-control study we assessed the personal history of 82 German patients with FTLD (frontotemporal d...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
AKTUEL NEUROL 
Year:
2005 
Journal volume:
32 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
191-195 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0302-4350 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie