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Lewy Bodies

Known as: Lewy Body, bodies lewis, body lewi 
Intracytoplasmic, eosinophilic, round to elongated inclusions found in vacuoles of injured or fragmented neurons. The presence of Lewy bodies is the… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Over 20 years ago, the synaptic protein α-synuclein was identified as the primary component of the Lewy bodies (LBs) that are a… Expand
Review
2019
Review
2019
Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD) are the most common age-related neurodegenerative disorders, affecting… Expand
Review
2019
Review
2019
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by a progressive loss of dopaminergic neurons from the… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
  • D. Dickson
  • Parkinsonism & related disorders
  • 2018
  • Corpus ID: 6008657
INTRODUCTION Parkinson's disease (PD) is characterized by bradykinesia, rigidity, postural instability and tremor. Several… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurological disorder marked by the presence of cytoplasmic inclusions, Lewy bodies (LBs) and Lewy… Expand
Review
2005
Review
2005
The dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) Consortium has revised criteria for the clinical and pathologic diagnosis of DLB… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Familial parkinsonism and dementia with cortical and subcortical Lewy bodies is uncommon, and no genetic defect has been reported… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Lewy bodies and Lewy neurites are the defining neuropathological characteristics of Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Lewy… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Recent neuropathologic autopsy studies found that 15 to 25% of elderly demented patients have Lewy bodies (LB) in their brainstem… Expand
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Review
1988
Review
1988
  • W. Gibb, A. Lees
  • Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and…
  • 1988
  • Corpus ID: 15172915
The Lewy body is a distinctive neuronal inclusion that is always found in the substantia nigra and other specific brain regions… Expand