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Olfactory impairment is more marked in patients with mild dementia with Lewy bodies than those with mild Alzheimer disease.

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BACKGROUND: Dementia patients with anosmia are more likely to have Lewy body pathology at postmortem, but clinicopathological studies have only assessed olfaction in moderate dementia or an average of 5 years before death. It is not known whether, in patients with mild dementia (MMSE score over 20), olfactory function is more impaired in Alzheimer disease (AD) than dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). METHODS: Patients with mild DLB (n = 21), mild AD (n = 27), mild cognitive impairment (MCI) (n ...

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10.1136/jnnp.2008.155895

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Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
80
Issue:
6
Pages:
667-670
Publication date:
2009-06-01
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
Language:
English
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pubs:111038
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uuid:21913199-ee07-4aa5-b2c5-b798a5682775
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pubs:111038
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111038
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2012-12-19

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