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Further specialist investigations if frontotemporal dementia suspected

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Further tests for frontotemporal dementia

  • if the diagnosis is uncertain and frontotemporal dementia is suspected, use either: FDG-PET or perfusion SPECT.
  • do not rule out frontotemporal dementia based solely on the results of structural, perfusion or metabolic imaging tests.
  • be aware that frontotemporal dementia has a genetic cause in some people


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