Medical Dictionary: Lewy body dementia


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Lewy body dementia: Another name for Dementia With Lewy Bodies.
Lewy body dementia (condition): Second most frequent cause of dementia in elderly adults.
Lewy body dementia (condition): Unclear if this is related to Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease, or a separate condition.

Lewy body dementia: Dementia with Lewy bodies, the second most frequent cause of dementia in elderly adults, is a neurodegenerative disorder associated with abnormal structures (Lewy bodies) found in certain areas of the brain. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Dementia With Lewy Bodies Information Page: NINDS

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