Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Lewy body dementia

Lewy body dementia [DOID:12217]

A dementia and a synucleinopathy 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.

Synonyms:  Lewy body dementia,  DOID:12217,  Dementia with Lewy bodies,  Diffuse Lewy body disease (disorder),  Lewy body disease ...

Linkouts:  OMIM