I remember them telling me: "Luckily, you haven't got Pick's disease
, you have vascular dementia" I asked about the shakes which I was experiencing and was told it was Parkinson's.
Katy wasn't diagnosed with Pick's disease
- also known as Frontotemporal dementia - until she was taken to hospital after falling in the street in 2010.
- or frontotemporal dementia - is an uncommon type of dementia which is thought to affect around 16,000 people in the UK.
David was diagnosed with Pick's disease
in 2001, a condition which can affect behaviour and language.
Robbie's father, Colin, had Pick's disease
, one of the less common forms of dementia and passed away aged 64 in March last year.
Her death concluded a 10-year descent into an all-consuming disease known as frontotempural dementia, once called Pick's disease
For seven years Robbie saw Pick's disease
, similar to Alzheimer's, steal his father from him.
accounts for the largest proportion (at least 70%) of patients with frontotemporal lobar degeneration; the disease is characterized by the presence of Pick bodies, protein tangles in neuronal tissues.
The player was at Colin Savage's bedside as he lost his battle with Pick's disease
, a form of Alzheimer's, early on Saturday.
Last week, Stuart Mungall, 72, was given a one year suspended sentence when he admitted the manslaughter of Joan, who suffered with Pick's disease
The 71-year-old's wife had been suffering from the degenerative Pick's disease
AAAI notes with regret that David Rumelhart passed away March 13, 2011 after a long battle with Pick's disease
However, patients with those symptoms most frequently have a type of frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), such as FTLD with the deposition of TAR-DNA binding protein-43 (TDP-43), corticobasal degeneration pathology, Pick's disease
pathology, or progressive supranuclear palsy pathology.
Levine provides an overview of types, causes, symptoms, and diagnosis; discusses normal aging, mild cognitive impairment, and pseudo-dementia; and examines Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease
, Parkinson's disease with dementia, Dementia with Lewy bodies, and vascular and mixed dementia.
His father David, who is 54, was diagnosed with Pick's Disease