Progressive Aphasia

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Progressive Aphasia

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The terms "Progressive Aphasia" returned 151 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

18F-FDG PET/CT findings in a case of a semantic variant of primary progressive aphasia.
 

Author(s): Semra Ince, Erdal Guzeldemir, Alper O Karacalioglu, Ozdes Emer, Engin Alagoz

Journal: Hell J Nucl Med. ;18(2):163-5.

 

Progressive speech and language disorders are commonly referred to as primary progressive aphasia (PPA), which is a clinical syndrome eroding both speech and language. Functional imaging may reveal the cause of this disorder even if structural imaging is absent. Fluorine-18- fluorodeoxyglucose ...

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2015

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The semantic variant of primary progressive aphasia: clinical and neuroimaging evidence in single subjects.
 

Author(s): Leonardo Iaccarino, Chiara Crespi, Pasquale Anthony Della Rosa, Eleonora Catricalà, Lucia Guidi, Alessandra Marcone, Fabrizio Tagliavini, Giuseppe Magnani, Stefano F Cappa, Daniela Perani

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We present a clinical-neuroimaging study in a series of patients with a clinical diagnosis of semantic variant of primary progressive aphasia (svPPA), with the aim to provide clinical-functional correlations of the cognitive and behavioral manifestations at the single-subject level.

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2015

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Neuropsychiatric symptoms in primary progressive aphasia and apraxia of speech.
 

Author(s): Tarun D Singh, Joseph R Duffy, Edythe A Strand, Mary M Machulda, Jennifer L Whitwell, Keith A Josephs

Journal: Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2015 ;39(3-4):228-38.

 

To conduct a prospective analysis of the neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) across the three categories of primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and progressive apraxia of speech (PAOS), compare the prevalence and nature of the symptoms, and look at which symptoms could be helpful to better ...

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2015

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The terms "Progressive Aphasia" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary progressive aphasia and the evolving neurology of the language network.
 

Author(s): M-Marsel Mesulam, Emily J Rogalski, Christina Wieneke, Robert S Hurley, Changiz Geula, Eileen H Bigio, Cynthia K Thompson, Sandra Weintraub

Journal: Nat Rev Neurol. 2014 Oct;10(10):554-69.

 

Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is caused by selective neurodegeneration of the language-dominant cerebral hemisphere; a language deficit initially arises as the only consequential impairment and remains predominant throughout most of the course of the disease. Agrammatic, logopenic ...

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2014

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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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Language in Primary Progressive Aphasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Progressive Aphasia

 

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2015

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tDCS Intervention in Primary Progressive Aphasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Progressive Aphasia; MCI; FTD

 

Last Updated: 16 Nov 2015

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Communication Bridge Speech Therapy Research Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Progressive Aphasia; Alzheimer's Disease; Frontotemporal Dementia

 

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2016

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