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While Alzheimer and Lewy body pathologies are discussed as major substrates of dementia in Parkinson's disease (PD/Lewy body disease of brainstem type), the incidence and impact of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) and its association with cognitive decline in PD and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) are unknown. The severity of CAA and other Alzheimer lesions were assessed in 68 cases of autopsy-confirmed PD, 32 of them with dementia (PDD), and in 20 cases of DLB. PDD patients were significantly older than those without dementia (mean age 84.5 vs 77.6 years; p
Author(s): Jellinger KA, Attems J
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Journal of Neural Transmission
ISSN (print): 0300-9564
ISSN (electronic): 1435-1463
Publisher: Springer Wien
Notes: Jellinger, K A
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Journal of neural transmission (Vienna, Austria : 1996)
J Neural Transm. 2008;115(3):473-82. Epub 2008 Feb 26.
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