Amygdaloid atrophy in frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease

M. Boccardi, C. Pennanen, M. P. Laakso, C. Testa, C. Geroldi, H. Soininen, G. B. Frisoni

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Crude and corrected amygdaloid volumes were computed from magnetic resonance scans in ten patients with frontotemporal dementia (FTD), 25 patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and 27 controls. Amygdaloid atrophy was present in FTD (P <0.005) compared to controls, and a trend for increasing atrophy from controls, through FTD to AD (P for trend

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-143
Number of pages5
JournalNeuroscience Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 25 2002


  • Alzheimer
  • Amygdala
  • Dementia
  • Frontotemporal dementia
  • Imaging
  • Magnetic resonance
  • Morphology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)


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