Different Clinical and Neuroimaging Characteristics in Early Stage Parkinson’s Disease with Dementia and Dementia with Lewy Bodies

@inproceedings{Takemoto2016DifferentCA,
  title={Different Clinical and Neuroimaging Characteristics in Early Stage Parkinson’s Disease with Dementia and Dementia with Lewy Bodies},
  author={Mami Takemoto and Kota Sato and Noriko Hatanaka and Toru Yamashita and Yasuyuki Ohta and Nozomi Hishikawa and Koji Abe},
  booktitle={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  year={2016}
}
Parkinson's disease with dementia (PDD) and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) both commonly exhibit brain Lewy body pathology and similar end-stage symptoms, but early symptoms differ. To clarify these differences, we compared the demographic characteristics, symptoms, cognitive and affective functioning, activities of daily life, and neuroimaging results between PDD (n = 52) and DLB (n = 46) patients. In measures of cognitive functioning, PDD patients had worse Hasegawa dementia scale-revised… CONTINUE READING

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