Visuoperceptual assessments for differentiating dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease: illusory contours and other neuropsychological examinations.

@article{Ota2015VisuoperceptualAF,
  title={Visuoperceptual assessments for differentiating dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease: illusory contours and other neuropsychological examinations.},
  author={Kazumi Ota and Norio Murayama and Koji Kasanuki and Daizo Kondo and Hiroshige Fujishiro and H. i 24 Arrizabalaga Arai and Kiyoshi Sato and Eizo Iseki},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={256-63}
}
We examined the utility of illusory contours (ICs) for the differentiation of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) from Alzheimer's disease (AD). Thirty-five probable DLB patients, 35 probable AD patients controlled by age, years of education, and Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score, and 30 cognitively normal subjects controlled by age and years of education underwent visuoperceptual examinations including ICs, pentagon copying in MMSE, overlapping figures, clock drawing test, cube copying… CONTINUE READING

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