Dementia with Lewy Bodies

  title={Dementia with Lewy Bodies},
  author={Kejal Kantarci and Val J. Lowe and Bradley F. Boeve and Tanis J. Ferman and Dennis W. Dickson},
  journal={Alzheimer's & Dementia},
Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is the second commonest cause of neurodegenerative dementia in older people. It is part of the range of clinical presentations that share a neuritic pathology based on abnormal aggregation of the synaptic protein alpha-synuclein. DLB has many of the clinical and pathological characteristics of the dementia that occurs during the course of Parkinson's disease. Here we review the current state of scientific knowledge on DLB. Accurate identification of patients is… CONTINUE READING


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