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Alpha-synuclein pathology in the olfactory pathways of dementia patients.

Abstract:

Lewy-type pathology is a characteristic of a number of neurodegenerative disorders, including Parkinson's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies. Thus far, the definitive diagnosis of these dementias can only be confirmed at post-mortem. However, it is known that the loss of smell (anosmia) is an early symptom in patients who develop dementia, and the use of the smell test has been proposed as an early diagnostic procedure. The aim of this study was to understand further the extent of Lewy pat...

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Hubbard, PS More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Reading, M More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Stroke and Geratology
Journal:
Journal of anatomy
Volume:
211
Issue:
1
Pages:
117-124
Publication date:
2007-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-7580
ISSN:
0021-8782
URN:
uuid:f8ddc131-ef24-4d45-8d8f-5d935a7a0b0d
Source identifiers:
111979
Local pid:
pubs:111979

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