Contributions of other brain pathologies in dementia with lewy bodies.

  title={Contributions of other brain pathologies in dementia with lewy bodies.},
  author={Elisabet Y Londos and Ulla Passant and Jarl Risberg and Lars L Gustafson and Arne Brun},
  journal={Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders},
  volume={13 3},
The clinical picture with its pathological correlate was analysed in 16 patients fulfilling consensus criteria for dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). The cases were part of a larger cohort (n = 200) of patients within a prospective longitudinal study of dementing disorders. Six cases exhibited not only Lewy bodies (LBs) but also other brain pathologies such as Alzheimer changes, multiple infarcts or complete and incomplete white matter infarcts. Degeneration of the nucleus basalis of Meynert and… CONTINUE READING


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