Dementia with Lewy Bodies
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- Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a primary neurodegenerative disorder affecting cognitive function and movement.
- One of the synucleinopathies
- Lewy bodies: abnormal protein aggregates composed of α-synuclein
- Cognitive impairment due to Lewy bodies is classified under the neurocognitive disorders (NCDs) section of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5).