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 ====== Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) ====== ====== Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) ======
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 ===== Primer ===== ===== Primer =====
 **Frontotemporal dementia (FTD)**, also known as lobar degeneration (FTLD), or less commonly, Pick's disease, is the most common causes of dementia in adults younger than 60 years. It is characterized by uninhibited behavior, hyperorality,​ lack of empathy, impaired executive function, and lack of sympathy. Loss of insight is one of the core features of the frontal/​behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia (FTD). **Frontotemporal dementia (FTD)**, also known as lobar degeneration (FTLD), or less commonly, Pick's disease, is the most common causes of dementia in adults younger than 60 years. It is characterized by uninhibited behavior, hyperorality,​ lack of empathy, impaired executive function, and lack of sympathy. Loss of insight is one of the core features of the frontal/​behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia (FTD).