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Case 39: Hypothermia in Frontotemporal Dementia 

Case 39: Hypothermia in Frontotemporal Dementia
Case 39: Hypothermia in Frontotemporal Dementia

Peter Novak

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date: 22 October 2020

This case illustrates severe generalized autonomic failure associated with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and hypothermia. The tilt test provoked severe sustained orthostatic hypotension associated with reduced heart rate response and a decline in cerebral blood flow velocity. Thermoregulation is a vital function of autonomic nervous system.

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