publication . Other literature type . Article . 2009

Consensus criteria for the diagnosis of frontotemporal cognitive and behavioural syndromes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Michael J. Strong; Gloria M. Grace; Morris Freedman; Cathy Lomen-Hoerth; Susan Woolley; Laura H. Goldstein; Jennifer Murphy; Christen Shoesmith; Jeffery Rosenfeld; P. Nigel Leigh; ...
  • Published: 13 Aug 2009
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
Abstract
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is increasingly recognized to be a multisystem disorder which includes both clinical and neuropathological features of a frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD). In order to provide a common framework within which to discuss the characteristics of the cognitive and behavioural syndromes of ALS, and with which to conduct clinical and neuropathological research, an international research workshop on frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and ALS was held in London, Canada in June 2007. The recommendations arising from this research workshop address the requirement for a concise clinical diagnosis of the underlying motor neuron disease (...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: mental disorders
free text keywords: Neurology, Clinical Neurology, General Medicine, Frontotemporal dementia, medicine.disease, medicine, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Neuropathology, Dementia, International research, Cognition, Neuroscience, Disease, business.industry, business, Frontotemporal lobar degeneration
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