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

Armstrong, Richard A. (2003). Dementia with Lewy bodies: a 'new' type of dementia with visual symptoms. Optometry Today, 2003 (Januar), pp. 39-41.

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.

Divisions: Life & Health Sciences > Optometry
Life & Health Sciences > Ophthalmic Research Group
Life & Health Sciences
Uncontrolled Keywords: dementia,Lewy bodies,diffuse Lewy body disease,symptoms,visual symptoms
Full Text Link: http://www.optometry.co.uk/articles/docs/8ddb475bc3ca99e3290c76e71fcc77d2_armstrong20030110.pdf
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Published Date: 2003
Authors: Armstrong, Richard A. ( 0000-0002-5046-3199)

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