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

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

  • 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.

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".
Source - Orphanet

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

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

Broader types of Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17):

How serious is Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17)?

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

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

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

What are the symptoms of Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17)?

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

Onset of Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17): adulthood

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

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17).

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17).

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17): Medical Geneticist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17).
Treatments for Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17): see treatments for Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17)

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

Main name of condition: Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17)

Other names or spellings for Fronto-temporal dementia and Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17):

FTDP17

 

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