A 39-year-old member asked:
Does anyone know about lewy body dementia in elderly women?
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Geriatrics 35 years experience
Lewy body Dementia: Lbd is a type of dementia characterised by Parkinson's like features (gait problems, sensitivity to anti-psychotic meds) with dementia. One important feature is the vivid visual hallucinations often seen; however only 1/3 of people have this in the beginning. Some people call the an alzheimer's "plus" syndrome. It is often associated with challenging behavioral symptoms.
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Last updated May 8, 2016
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