Dementia With Lewy Bodies (cont.)
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Dementia with Lewy Bodies Prognosis
Like other types of degenerative dementia such as Alzheimer's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies is gradually progressive.
The rate of progression varies considerably, but most people die within 5-7 years after their disease is diagnosed. The cause of death is usually a complication of the disease.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/6/2014
Howard A Crystal, MD
Helmi L Lutsep, MD
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