Positron emission tomography for differential diagnosis of dementia: a case of familial dementia
In a 52-year-old patient, member of a family with an accumulated number of dementias, the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease was confirmed by measurement of cerebral glucose metabolism. Three of her first-degree relatives without clinical abnormalities were also examined and showed a normal pattern of metabolism.
KeywordsPositron Emission Tomography Cerebral Glucose Metabolism Primary Sensorimotor Cortex Local Cerebral Glucose Utilization Primary Degenerative Dementia
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