Behavioral Variant Of Frontotemporal Dementia

Description

Behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia (bv-FTD) is a form of frontotemporal dementia (FTD; see this term), characterized by progressive behavioral impairment and a decline in executive function with frontal lobe-predominant atrophy.

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Behavioral Variant Of Frontotemporal Dementia

  • Hyperreflexia
  • Gait disturbance
  • Behavioral abnormality
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Mental deterioration
  • Irritability
  • Generalized tonic-clonic seizures
  • Abnormality of the cerebral white matter
  • Poor speech
  • Memory impairment

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Incidence and onset information

Not enough data available about incidence and published cases.
No data available about the known clinical features onset.

Alternative names

Behavioral Variant Of Frontotemporal Dementia Is also known as bv-ftd.

Researches and researchers

Doctors, researchs, and experts related to Behavioral Variant Of Frontotemporal Dementia extracted from public data.

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Current Researchs and researchers

  • BARCELONA — Dr Raquel SÁNCHEZ DEL VALLE DÍAZ

    Coordinator of expert centre - Genetic counsellor - Investigator of research project

    • Institution/s:
      — Servicio de Neurología, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona
      — Neurociencia clínica y experimental, Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS)
    • Research area/topic::

      PreFrontAls: Searching for therapeutic interventions in frontotemporal dementia with C9ORF72 repeat expansions in the presymptomatic stage - ES



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Behavioral Variant Of Frontotemporal Dementia Recommended genes panels

Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered
MitoMet®Plus aCGH Analysis.

By Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories (United States).

RGS9, RHO, GRK1, RLBP1, RNASEL, BCS1L, RP1, RP2, RP9, RPE65, RPGR, RPL35A, MRPL3, RPS14, RS1, SAG, SARDH, SCO2, SCP2, SDHB , (...)

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Specificity
1 %
Genes
45 %
Distal Myopathy Advanced Sequencing Evaluation.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc (United States).

TIA1, MYOT, TTN, VCP, CAV3, LDB3, KLHL9, GNE, CRYAB, ANO5, DES, DNM2, DYSF, FLNC, MATR3, MYH7, NEB
Specificity
6 %
Genes
12 %
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Advanced Evaluation.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc (United States).

SOD1, SQSTM1, TARDBP, UBQLN2, VAPB, VCP, FIG4, OPTN, CHMP2B, DCTN1, C9orf72, FUS, ALS2, SETX, ANG, SIGMAR1, PFN1
Specificity
24 %
Genes
45 %
Nonprevalent Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Advanced Sequencing Evaluation.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc (United States).

SQSTM1, TARDBP, UBQLN2, VAPB, VCP, FIG4, OPTN, CHMP2B, DCTN1, FUS, ALS2, SETX, ANG, SIGMAR1, PFN1
Specificity
20 %
Genes
34 %
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Hereditary Neuropathy Panel.

By Greenwood Genetic Center Diagnostic Laboratories Greenwood Genetic Center (United States).

SBF1, SLC12A6, SPG11, SURF1, TFG, VCP, YARS, PRX, BSCL2, GDAP1, TRIM2, KIF1B, LITAF, FIG4, MFN2, TRPV4, FGD4, AARS, GNB4, SBF2 , (...)

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Specificity
2 %
Genes
12 %
Neuromuscular Disorders Panel.

By Greenwood Genetic Center Diagnostic Laboratories Greenwood Genetic Center (United States).

RYR1, BIN1, SCN4A, SGCA, SGCB, SGCD, SGCE, SGCG, SLC25A4, SUCLA2, SUCLG1, TWNK, TCAP, TIA1, TK2, TNNI2, TNNT1, TPM2, TPM3, MYOT , (...)

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Specificity
1 %
Genes
12 %
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

By Knight Diagnostic Laboratories - Molecular Diagnostic Center Oregon Health & Science University (United States).

ATXN2, SOD1, TARDBP, UBQLN2, VAPB, VCP, VEGFA, FIG4, OPTN, SPART, CHMP2B, DCTN1, C9orf72, FUS, ALS2, SETX, ANG, NEFH, SIGMAR1, PFN1 , (...)

View the complete list with 1 more genes
Specificity
15 %
Genes
34 %
Comprehensive Neuromuscular Panel.

By Knight Diagnostic Laboratories - Molecular Diagnostic Center Oregon Health & Science University (United States).

RYR1, RYR2, BIN1, SCN4A, SGCA, SGCB, SGCD, SGCE, SGCG, TCAP, TNNI2, TNNT1, TPM2, TPM3, MYOT, TTN, VCP, VRK1, ACTA1, CAPN3 , (...)

View the complete list with 59 more genes
Specificity
2 %
Genes
12 %

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