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Dementia with Lewy bodies

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Ian McKeith

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Abstract

Dementia with Lewy bodies is a complex disorder with important associations with Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. It is important for the clinician to identify patients with DLB because of their unique responses to medical interventions, and to help patients and caregivers more fully understand the disease process and its implications. Further research is needed to improve our understanding of the pathophysiology of this important dementing disorder, with the ultimate goal of improving clinical management of the disease.


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Author(s): McKeith IG; Leverenz JB

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Medical Clinics of North America

Year: 2002

Volume: 86

Issue: 3

Pages: 519-535

ISSN (print): 0025-7125

ISSN (electronic): 1557-9859

Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0025-7125(02)00012-3

DOI: 10.1016/S0025-7125(02)00012-3


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