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ID DOID:12217
Name Lewy body dementia
Definition A dementia that is characterized by the development of abnormal proteinaceous (alpha-synuclein) cytoplasmic inclusions, called Lewy bodies, throughout the brain that results in progressive decline in mental abilities.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dementia_with_Lewy_bodies, http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lewy-body-dementia/basics/definition/CON-20025038
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GARD:3243

ICD10CM:G31.83

ICD9CM:331.82

MESH:D020961

NCI:C84826

OMIM:127750

SNOMEDCT_US_2019_09_01:312991009

UMLS_CUI:C0752347

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Synonyms

Dementia with Lewy bodies [EXACT]

Diffuse Lewy body disease [EXACT]

Lewy body disease [EXACT]

Senile dementia of the Lewy body type [EXACT]

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