Dementia in idiopathic Parkinson’s syndrome

Approximately 25% of patients with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease (IPD) later developdementia, with the typical characteristics as detailed in ICD-10 and DSM-IV. Differential diagnosis has to exclude dementia due to Lewy bodies, subcortical vascular encephalopathy and subcortical dementia due to progressive supranuclear paralysis or corticobasal… CONTINUE READING