Dementia with Lewy bodies: a 'new' type of dementia with visual symptoms

Richard A. Armstrong

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Abstract

Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) (also known as Lewy body dementia or diffuse Lewy body disease) is now recognised as the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer's disease and may account for up to a quarter of all cases in elderly perople. This article decsribes the general symptoms of DLB and the visual symptoms that have been reported in the disorder.
Original languageEnglish
Pages39-41
Number of pages3
Volume2003
No.January
Specialist publicationOptometry Today
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • dementia
  • Lewy bodies
  • diffuse Lewy body disease
  • symptoms
  • visual symptoms

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