Investigations EEG

The EEG may be normal or only slightly pathological in FTD at a stage when dementia is strongly suspected or clinically evident, but it is usually pathological late in the course. This has been shown in FLD, Pick's disease, and motor neurone disease with dementia.(32» By contrast, EEG is almost always pathological in Alzheimer's disease even at an early stage. Quantitative EEG mapping and repeated recordings may strongly improve the differential diagnosis between FTD and Alzheimer's disease/32»

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