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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 58--60

Prosopagnosia: A rare presenting manifestation of frontotemporal lobar degeneration

Arun George, James Jose 
 Department of Neurology, Medical College, Calicut, Kerala - 673 008, India

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Arun George
Department of Neurology, Medical College, Calicut, Kerala - 673 008
India

Frontotemporal dementia is an important neurodegenerative disorder accounting for a significant proportion of dementia cases with onset before 60 years of age. Apart from the well recognized behavioral changes the disease has many other distinctive features like predominant language involvement alone or associated features of motor neuron disease or parkinsonism etc. which at times may be the presenting manifestation itself. In the following article we describe a rare presenting manifestation; prosopagnosia, in the setting of frontotemporal degeneration


How to cite this article:
George A, Jose J. Prosopagnosia: A rare presenting manifestation of frontotemporal lobar degeneration.Neurol India 2009;57:58-60


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George A, Jose J. Prosopagnosia: A rare presenting manifestation of frontotemporal lobar degeneration. Neurol India [serial online] 2009 [cited 2020 Jul 14 ];57:58-60
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