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Dementia with Lewy bodies: Clinical and pathological diagnosis

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Ian McKeith


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Dementia in old age is now recognised as a pathologically heterogeneous syndrome. This short review considers clinical and pathological features of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and concludes that recent developments have led to clinical diagnostic accuracy for DLB being equivalent to that for Alzheimer's disease and significantly better than for vascular dementia.

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Author(s): McKeith IG

Publication type: Review

Publication status: Published

Journal: Alzheimer's Reports

Year: 1998

Volume: 1

Issue: 2

Pages: 83-87

Print publication date: 01/03/1998

ISSN (print): 1461-6130

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