Dementia with Lewy bodies: Diagnosis and clinical approach
David S. Geldmacher, MD
Department of Neurology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville
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ABSTRACTDementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a common form of dementia that is being increasingly recognized. This paper reviews this disorder, emphasizing how it is different from other causes of dementia.