Quantitative classification of primary progressive aphasia at early and mild impairment stages
Brain, 05/16/2012Mesulam MM et al.
The study shows that this recommendation is unnecessarily restrictive and that quantitative guidelines can be implemented for the valid root diagnosis and subtyping of mildly impaired patients within 2 years of symptom onset. An emphasis on early diagnosis will promote a better characterization of the disease stages where therapeutic interventions are the most likely to succeed.
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