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- diffuse degenerative cerebral disease
- lobar atrophy of the brain
- dementia with lobar atrophy and neuronal cytoplasmic inclusions
- Pick disease of the brain
- frontotemporal dementia with parkinsonism-17
- frontotemporal dementia associated with motor neuron disease
- primary progressive aphasia
Pick disease is a form of dementia characterized by behavioral changes such as deterioration of social skills and changes in personality. Intellectual impairment, memory loss and language deterioration may also occur. Most cases of Pick disease are sporadic in nature, but a genetic form of the disease is recognized. Although a progressive form of communication impairment (aphasia) may occur as part of Pick disease, people with Pick disease have other behavioral problems besides language and communication impairment.
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