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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Drzezga, A; Grimmer, T; Siebner, H; Minoshima, S; Schwaiger, M; Kurz, A 
Title:
Prominent hypometabolism of the right temporoparietal and frontal cortex in two left-handed patients with primary progressive aphasia. 
Abstract:
Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is characterized by progressive deterioration of language function with relative preservation of other cognitive functions. Previous studies based on neuroimaging and histology point to predominantly left temporal pathology in PPA patients. Here we report two left-handed subjects with typical symptoms of the nonfluent form of PPA in whom 18F-FDG PET revealed an asymmetric right-hemispheric pattern of reduced glucose metabolism in the frontal and temporoparietal...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Neurol 
Year:
2002 
Journal volume:
249 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1263-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0340-5354 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie