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Logopenic aphasia in Alzheimer's disease: clinical variant or clinical feature?

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BACKGROUND: Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is a clinical syndrome characterised by progressive decline in components of the language system. Recent evidence suggests that the logopenic/phonological (LPA) variant is a reliable in vivo marker of Alzheimer related pathology. The aim of this study was to determine if patients with clinically typical early stage Alzheimer's disease (AD) display a characteristic language disorder that resembles LPA, or if LPA is a clinical manifestation of an a...

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10.1136/jnnp-2012-302798

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Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
83
Issue:
11
Pages:
1056-1062
Publication date:
2012-11-05
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:4e070b4b-3750-45cb-9710-fbeb9630d031
Source identifiers:
344193
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pubs:344193

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