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Dementia patients losing out on THOUSANDS after diagnosis of disease

Patients with frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) are generally still working when diagnosed, and may to have to leave their job as the dementia takes hold, researchers said.

FTD is a rare type of dementia that mainly affects the front and sides of the brain. Most cases are diagnosed in people aged 45 to 65 – comparatively younger than other types of dementia. It accounts for between 20 to 50 per cent of all dementia cases in people under 65.

“Frontotemporal degeneration is associated with substantial direct and indirect costs, diminished quality of life…
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