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Disease Lewy Body Disease

Name Lewy Body Disease
Synonyms Cortical Lewy Body Disease | Dementia, Lewy Body | Diffuse Lewy Body Disease | DIFFUSE LEWY BODY DISEASE DIFFUSE LEWY BODY DISEASE WITH GAZE PALSY, INCLUDED | DLB | Lewy Body Dementia | Lewy Body Disease, Cortical | Lewy Body Disease, Diffuse | Lewy Body Type Senile Dementia | LEWY BODY VARIANT OF ALZHEIMER DISEASE, INCLUDED
Definition A neurodegenerative disease characterized by dementia, mild parkinsonism, and fluctuations in attention and alertness. The neuropsychiatric manifestations tend to precede the onset of bradykinesia, MUSCLE RIGIDITY, and other extrapyramidal signs. DELUSIONS and visual HALLUCINATIONS are relatively frequent in this condition. Histologic examination reveals LEWY BODIES in the CEREBRAL CORTEX and BRAIN STEM. SENILE PLAQUES and other pathologic features characteristic of ALZHEIMER DISEASE may also be present. (From Neurology 1997;48:376-380; Neurology 1996;47:1113-1124)
Categories Mental disorder | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020961
OMIM® ID 127750
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Lewy Body Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Autosomal dominant diffuse Lewy body disease
  Diffuse Lewy Body Disease with Gaze Palsy
  Parkinson Disease 4, Autosomal Dominant Lewy Body Has associated chemicals Has associated genes