Clinical characterization of mild cognitive impairment as a prodrome to dementia with Lewy bodies.

@article{Belden2015ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical characterization of mild cognitive impairment as a prodrome to dementia with Lewy bodies.},
  author={Christine Belden and Vickram Kahlon and Michael Malek-Ahmadi and Andrew Tsai and Marwan N. Sabbagh},
  journal={American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={173-7}
}
Limited information regarding the specificity of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) as it relates to dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) exists. Here, we summarize the clinical phenotype of MCI in clinically suspect DLB. Ten patients with a primary diagnosis of MCI and secondary diagnoses of DLB were identified. Patients underwent clinical neurological and neuropsychological evaluation that included application of McKeith criteria. We found parkinsonism and gait abnormality in 9 of the 10 patients… CONTINUE READING