Pick Disease - Progression

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What is the prognosis (the outlook) for frontotemporal dementia?

The outcome for people with frontotemporal dementia is poor. The disease progresses steadily and often rapidly, ranging from less than 2 years in some individuals to more than 10 years in others. Eventually some individuals with frontotemporal dementia will need 24-hour care and monitoring at home or in an institutionalized care setting.

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Comment from: NACHI, 55-64 Male (Caregiver) Published: May 30

My husband was diagnosed with Pick"s disease six years ago. His doctor said the brain scan showed extreme shrinkage of his brain that suggested the disease started many years ago. One symptom I had noticed when I first met my husband was that he could not remember names of people and that sometime he could not even remember the names of his siblings.

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