Lewy body dementia

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Disorders generally characterised by development of dementia with features overlapping with those of Alzheimer's disease as well as development of features of Parkinson's disease.

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Lewy bodies are the second most common cause of dementia after Alzheimer's disease. The term describes several common disorders causing dementia, generally characterised by development of dementia with features overlapping with those of Alzheimer's disease as well as development of features of Parkinson's disease.

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