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Dementia with Lewy bodies

What is dementia with Lewy bodies?

Symptoms of dementia with Lewy bodies

How dementia with Lewy bodies develops

Causes of dementia with Lewy bodies

Medicines for dementia with Lewy bodies

More information about dementia

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    • Dementia. NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries. cks.nice.org.uk, last updated August 2016

    Image from Su B, Liu H, Wang X. Ectopic localization of FOXO3a protein in Lewy bodies in Lewy body dementia and Parkinson's disease. Mol Neurodegener. 2009 Jul 23;4:32. Reproduced under Creative Commons licence.

  • Produced by Nick Ridgman, Lead Health Editor, Bupa UK Health Content Team, December 2016
    Reviewed by Professor Graham Stokes, Bupa Global Director of Dementia Care
    Next review due December 2019

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