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Consensus guidelines for the clinical and pathologic diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB): report of the consortium on DLB international workshop.

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Recent neuropathologic autopsy studies found that 15 to 25% of elderly demented patients have Lewy bodies (LB) in their brainstem and cortex, and in hospital series this may constitute the most common pathologic subgroup after pure Alzheimer's disease (AD). The Consortium on Dementia with Lewy bodies met to establish consensus guidelines for the clinical diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and to establish a common framework for the assessment and characterization of pathologic lesio...

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10.1212/wnl.47.5.1113

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McKeith, IG More by this author
Galasko, D More by this author
Dickson, DW More by this author
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Journal:
Neurology
Volume:
47
Issue:
5
Pages:
1113-1124
Publication date:
1996-11-05
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
URN:
uuid:a5706048-7ba4-4ff0-9676-44ac0e20527a
Source identifiers:
35990
Local pid:
pubs:35990
Language:
English
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