Abstract

Dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson disease dementia share the same pathophysiology. Together they are called Lewy body dementias and are the second most common type of dementia. Lewy body dementias receive little attention, and patients are often misdiagnosed, leading to less than ideal management. In this article, diagnostic criteria combined with imaging and other biomarkers as well as current treatment recommendations are summarized, and some of the challenges for the future are outlined. Refinement of diagnosis and clarification of the pathogenesis are required in search for disease-modifying treatments.

Bidragets oversatte titelLewy body dementias
OriginalsprogDansk
TidsskriftUgeskrift for Laeger
Vol/bind179
Udgave nummer12
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 20 mar. 2017

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