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Dementia With Lewy Bodies (cont.)

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Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body dementia, Lewy body disease, Parkinson's disease, Parkinsons disease, Parkinson's disease dementia, parkinsonism, senile dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, dementia, DLB, Lewy bodies, cognitive impairment, cognitive function, behavioral disturbances, damage to nerve cells, damage to brain cells, degeneration of brain cells, degeneration of neurons, tremors, shaking, trembling

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Frederick Lewy first described Lewy bodies (LBs), cytoplasmic inclusions found in cells of the substantia nigra in patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease, in 1914.

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