Dementia with Lewy bodies: a 'new' type of dementia with visual symptoms

Richard A. Armstrong

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Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) (also known as Lewy body dementia or diffuse Lewy body disease) is now recognised as the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer's disease and may account for up to a quarter of all cases in elderly perople. This article decsribes the general symptoms of DLB and the visual symptoms that have been reported in the disorder.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
Specialist publicationOptometry Today
Publication statusPublished - 2003


  • dementia
  • Lewy bodies
  • diffuse Lewy body disease
  • symptoms
  • visual symptoms


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