Frontotemporal dementia (FTD)

Frontotemaporal dementia (FTD) is caused by a group of disorders that gradually damage the brain’s frontal and temporal lobes

FTD is an umbrella term for a group of brain disorders that primarily affect the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain2.

Memory often remains unaffected, especially in the early stages of the condition.

FTD tends to progress over time

FTD can affect one or more of the following: behavior, personality, language and movement

FTD is more commonly diagnosed in people under the age of 65