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Table 2 Clinical signs and symptoms in primary progressive aphasia (PPA)

From: Single-word comprehension deficits in the nonfluent variant of primary progressive aphasia

Case 2 4 13 16 17 18 21 3 12 14 19 20 1 5 6 8 10 7 9 11
PPA variant MV MV MV MV MV MV MV NFV NFV NFV NFV NFV SV SV SV SV SV LV LV LV
Hypomimetic facies + +
Dysarthria + + +
Right-sided limb dystonia +
Right-sided extrapyramidal signs + + + + + +
Alien limb +
Nuchal rigidity + + +
Reduced postural reflexes +
Falls + + +
Tremor + +
Myoclonus
Vertical gaze slowing or palsy + + + + + + +
Decrease in vertical optokinetic nystagmus + + + + + + + +
Pyramidal signs + +
Dysphagia + +
Pseudobulbar affect +
Ideomotor apraxia
Apraxia of eyelid closure
  1. LV logopenic variant, MV mixed variant, NFV nonfluent variant, SV semantic variant