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Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17)

Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17): Introduction

Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17): A rare neurodegenerative disorder caused by a genetic anomaly and characterized by dementia and parkinsonism. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17) is available below.

Symptoms of Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17)

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Causes of Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17)

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Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17): Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17)

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered...read more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as ...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years, and Parkinsons...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see ...read more »

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Prognosis for Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17): variable - ranges from months to years or occasionally decades

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Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17) as a "rare disease".
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