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A case of dementia with Lewy bodies that temporarily showed symptoms similar to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
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PMID:  21159056     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We discuss a case of a 67-year-old male with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) that was initially suspected as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) or another type of encephalopathy, because he showed rapidly progressive deterioration, myoclonus, gait disturbance and a decline in activities of daily living. The present study describes a clinically atypical case with probable DLB and reviews similar cases in the literature, and we propose a rapidly progressive clinical subtype of DLB.
Authors:
Katsuyuki Ukai; Koji Matsuo; Ryoichi Nakamura; Gen Sobue; Kenji Kosaka; Hiroto Shibayama; Shuji Iritani; Ryoko Ishihara; Norio Ozaki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychogeriatrics : the official journal of the Japanese Psychogeriatric Society     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1479-8301     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychogeriatrics     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101230058     Medline TA:  Psychogeriatrics     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  201-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2010 The Authors. Psychogeriatrics © 2010 Japanese Psychogeriatric Society.
Affiliation:
Kamiiida Daiichi General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan. ukai777@kamiiida-hp.jp
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