A type of progressive frontotemporal dementia typically affecting the frontal and/or anterolateral temporal lobes
Named after Dr. Arnold Pick, the psychiatrist/neuropathologist who de...
Changes in language, speech, or personality/behavior
Memory impairment can also occur but tends to be less severe.
Incontinence can occur.
Parkinsonism (such as rigidity and gait abnorma...
There is no specific treatment for Pick disease because no medication is available that has been shown to arrest or reverse this condition. Medicines can be used to treat the...
G31.01 Pick’s disease
G31.09 Other frontotemporal dementia
331.11 Pick’s disease
331.19 Other frontotemporal dementia
13092008 Pick’s disease
230270009 Frontotemporal dementia
When dementia occurs early (in midlife), especially if associated with personality and behavioral changes, consideration should be given to the possible diagnosis of Pick disease.
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