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Title: Primary progressive aphasia: a case report.
Authors: Hong, Frank S;Sinnappu, Rabindra N;Lim, Wen Kwang
Affiliation: Austin Health, Studley Road, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia. frank.hong@austin.org.au
Issue Date: 25-Oct-2007
Citation: Age and Ageing 2007; 36(6): 700-2
Abstract: Primary progressive aphasia is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterised by deterioration in language function while other higher centre functions are relatively preserved initially. The diagnosis is made based on clinical presentation, linguistic testing and imaging, both functional and structural. Survival is similar to other dementias and the main form of intervention is speech therapy. We describe a case of primary progressive aphasia in a Vietnamese man with corresponding changes on positron emission tomography.
Internal ID Number: 17965034
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/10453
DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afm139
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17965034
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Aged
Aphasia, Primary Progressive.radionuclide imaging.therapy
Humans
Language Disorders.therapy
Male
Positron-Emission Tomography
Speech Therapy
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