What is Lewy body dementia?

November 11, 2014 11:48 PM

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What is Lewy body dementia?

A new report that emerged Tuesday about Robin Williams' death has put a spotlight on the second most commonly diagnosed type of dementia, but one that many people have never heard of.

Lewy body dementia, which affects about 1.3 million Americans, is a type neurodegenerative disease that has many attributes similar to both Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.

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