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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Förstl, H; Gratz, S; Hahn, U; Schwarz, J; Jarnig, M 
Title:
[Dementia with Lewy bodies and reduced dopamine transporter binding indicates significant acetylcholine deficiency] 
Abstract:
Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is the second most common form of neurodegenerative dementia. It is usually caused by a mixture of symptoms of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease leading to a significant impairment of nigro-striatal dopaminergic and baso-cortical cholinergic neurotransmission with typical clinical symptoms of a fluctuating course, hallucinations, parkinsonism, REM-sleep disorder and neuroleptic hypersensitivity. If the clinical presentation of DLB is uncharacteristic, the demons...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
133 Suppl 
Pages contribution:
S11-4 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0012-0472 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie