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Tackling dementia in patients with Parkinson's disease.

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Dementia more than one year after the onset of motor features associated with Parkinson's disease is defined as Parkinson's disease with dementia (PDD). If it develops within one year of the motor features, the term dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is used. Since clinical and pathological features are similar, it is generally accepted that both represent a continuum of the same disorder. PDD together with DLB account for around one fifth of all cases of dementia in the elderly. Studies suggest...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
The Practitioner
Volume:
255
Issue:
1736
Pages:
15-2
Publication date:
2011-01-05
ISSN:
0032-6518
URN:
uuid:4762c2d7-7e61-4f37-b19a-2c615d356349
Source identifiers:
139252
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pubs:139252

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