Category Archives: Lewy Body Disease

Misidentification syndromes at the interface of neurology and psychiatry

As neurologists, sometimes we deal with special « delusions ». Misidentification syndromes are rare neurologic conditions in which the patient attributes a wrong identity (a sort of hypo-identification) to people (Capgras syndrome or doubles’ illusion), to places (reduplicative amnesia), or believes that … Continue reading

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Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) (together with vascular dementia) is the second most frequent cause of dementia after Alzheimer disease (AD). DLB should also be considered as a pathological continuum with Parkinson’s disease as both diseases are characterized by the presence … Continue reading

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