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Table 1 Demographics and initial linguistic and other neuropsychological assessment

From: Progressive transcortical sensory aphasia and progressive ideational apraxia owing to temporoparietal cortical atrophy

  Case 1 Case 2
Age at onset, years/gender 65/M 50/M
Education (years) 12 16
Years of follow-up 5 7
Clinical Dementia Rating score, total (0–3) for the first 2 years 0.5 0.5
Sentence repetition 5 phrases 6 phrases
Non-word repetition intact intact
Forward digit span 6 6
Backward digit span 5 4
Confrontation naming in SLTA, % correct 25 (anomia) 65 (anomia)
Auditory single-word comprehension in SLTA, % correct 100 100
Auditory complex sentence commands comprehension in SLTA, % correct 20 (auditory comprehension deficits) 50 (auditory comprehension deficits)
Reading comprehension of complex sentence commands in SLTA, % correct 20 (reading comprehension deficits) 20 (reading comprehension deficits)
Written naming in Kanji in SLTA, % correct 20 (agraphia) 20 (agraphia)
Dictation of short sentences, % correct 0 (agraphia) 0 (agraphia)
Calculation in SLTA, % correct 15 (acalculia) 10 (acalculia)
Ideational apraxia present present
Visuoconstructional disorder not found present
Visuoperceptual disorder not found not found
Episodic memory deficits found (2 years postonset) Found (4 years postonset)
  1. SLTA Standard Language Test of Aphasia