Author(s): Liyanagedera S.; Bracewell R.M.; Larner A.J.

Source: Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh; 2018; vol. 48 (no. 1); p. 44-45

Publication Date: 2018

Publication Type(s): Article

Abstract:Diagnostic criteria for dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) have been presented in three previous publications from the DLB Consortium,1-3 the last appearing 12 years ago. Since then, understanding of DLB has steadily developed, prompting this further revision. As with consensus diagnostic criteria for other neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD),4,5 the incorporation of diagnostic biomarkers alongside clinical features has been emphasised.

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