Lewy Body Dementias

  title={Lewy Body Dementias},
  author={M. Armstrong},
  journal={CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology},
  • M. Armstrong
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This article describes current diagnostic criteria relating to the diagnosis of Lewy body dementia, highlights diagnostic controversies, and reviews treatment approaches. RECENT FINDINGS Clinical diagnostic criteria for both Parkinson disease and dementia with Lewy bodies have been recently updated. These criteria result in overlap between individuals diagnosed with Parkinson disease and those with dementia with Lewy bodies. Although clinical features and symptomatic treatment… Expand
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  • K. Jellinger
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Neural Transmission
  • 2019
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