"Non-Alzheimer Dementias: Frontotemporal Syndromes and Primary Progressive Aphasia"
Elliott Ross, MD
Department of Neurology
1. Review how to diagnose non-Alzheimer dementias with emphasis on frontotemporal syndromes, including primary progressive aphasia.
2. Explain the differences between amnestic (medial temporal) versus non-amnestic (frontal lobe) memory loss.
3. Relate that the frontotemporal (Pick's complex) dementias are more common than Alzheimer disease.