Progressive Aphasia

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Progressive Aphasia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Progressive Aphasia" returned 123 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Logopenic and nonfluent variants of primary progressive aphasia are differentiated by acoustic measures of speech production.
 

Author(s): Kirrie J Ballard, Sharon Savage, Cristian E Leyton, Adam P Vogel, Michael Hornberger, John R Hodges

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Differentiation of logopenic (lvPPA) and nonfluent/agrammatic (nfvPPA) variants of Primary Progressive Aphasia is important yet remains challenging since it hinges on expert based evaluation of speech and language production. In this study acoustic measures of speech in conjunction ...

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2014

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Progressive hemiparesis (Mills syndrome) with aphasia in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
 

Author(s): Dirk Bäumer, Richard Butterworth, Ricarda A L Menke, Kevin Talbot, Monika Hofer, Martin R Turner

Journal: Neurology. 2014 Feb;82(5):457-8.

 

The onset of motor symptoms in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is strikingly focal. In three-quarters of cases, weakness emerges unilaterally in one limb, typically spreading contiguously over months to become bilateral.(1) An extremely rare clinical syndrome of upper motor neuron-predominant, ...

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2014

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An area essential for linking word meanings to word forms: evidence from primary progressive aphasia.
 

Author(s): D S Race, K Tsapkini, J Crinion, M Newhart, C Davis, Y Gomez, A E Hillis, A V Faria

Journal: Brain Lang. 2013 Nov;127(2):167-76.

 

We investigated the relationship between deficits in naming and areas of focal atrophy in primary progressive aphasia (a neurodegenerative disease that specifically affects language processing). We tested patients, across multiple input modalities, on traditional naming tasks (picture ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2013

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The terms "Progressive Aphasia" returned 13 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary progressive aphasia and apraxia of speech.
 

Author(s): Youngsin Jung, Joseph R Duffy, Keith A Josephs

Journal: Semin Neurol. 2013 Sep;33(4):342-7.

 

Primary progressive aphasia is a neurodegenerative syndrome characterized by progressive language dysfunction. The majority of primary progressive aphasia cases can be classified into three subtypes: nonfluent/agrammatic, semantic, and logopenic variants. Each variant presents with ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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Behavioural interventions for enhancing life participation in behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia and primary progressive aphasia.
 

Author(s): Kathleen B Kortte, Emily J Rogalski

Journal: Int Rev Psychiatry. 2013 Apr;25(2):237-45.

 

Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and behavioural-variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) are clinical syndromes under the umbrella term 'frontotemporal dementia' (FTD) and are caused by a neurodegenerative disease with an onset most typically in the productive years of adulthood. ...

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2013

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Are there susceptibility factors for primary progressive aphasia?
 

Author(s): Emily Rogalski, Sandra Weintraub, M-Marsel Mesulam

Journal: Brain Lang. 2013 Nov;127(2):135-8.

 

The determinants of selective vulnerability in neurodegenerative diseases remain elusive. The asymmetric loss of neurons in primary progressive aphasia offers a unique setting for addressing this question. Although no factor can yet account for the selective vulnerability of the left ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2013

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Language in Primary Progressive Aphasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Progressive Aphasia

 

Last Updated: 22 Jul 2014

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PiB PET Scanning in Speech and Language Based Dementias
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: PPA; Primary Progressive Aphasia; Aphasia; Non-fluent Aphasia; Semantic Dementia; Apraxia of Speech; Primary Progressive Nonfluent Aphasia; Progressive Aphasia

 

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2014

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Tau Imaging in Young Onset Dementia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alzheimer's Disease, Early Onset; Logopenic Progressive Aphasia; Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA)

 

Last Updated: 13 Nov 2014

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