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 ====== Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) ====== ====== Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) ======
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 **Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA)** is a neurological syndrome associated with certain types of dementia. [[geri:​dementia:​alzheimers|Alzheimer’s Disease]] and [[geri:​dementia:​frontotemporal|frontotemporal dementia]] are the most common underlying forms of dementia in which PPA occurs. PPA typically begins as gradual, subtle language deficits that progresses to a nearly complete inability to speak. **Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA)** is a neurological syndrome associated with certain types of dementia. [[geri:​dementia:​alzheimers|Alzheimer’s Disease]] and [[geri:​dementia:​frontotemporal|frontotemporal dementia]] are the most common underlying forms of dementia in which PPA occurs. PPA typically begins as gradual, subtle language deficits that progresses to a nearly complete inability to speak.