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Dementia in ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) (cont.)

Dementia in ALS Causes

We do not know what causes frontal lobe dementia in people with ALS. A few people have a family history of this type of dementia, but we do not understand the connection between this dementia and ALS. More than one cause may be involved.

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