Definitions for "Pick's Disease"
a progressive form of presenile dementia found most often in middle-aged and elderly women and characterized by degeneration of the frontal and temporal lobes with loss of intellectual ability and transitory aphasia
a type of frontotemporal dementia where certain nerve cells become abnormal and swollen before they die. The brains of people with Pick's disease have abnormal structures, called Pick bodies, inside the neurons. The symptoms are very similar to those of Alzheimer's diease.
One of the causes of frontal lobe dementia. Usually characterized by swollen brain cells and neuronal inclusions (=Pick bodies). [See Diagnosis] [ Quick find