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Summary Literature (0)
DOID:12217 - Lewy body dementia


Disease Ontology Definition:A dementia 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: Dementia with Lewy bodies, Diffuse Lewy body disease, Diffuse Lewy body disease (disorder), Lewy body disease, Senile dementia of the Lewy body type, Senile dementia of the Lewy body type (disorder)

In OMIM:
OMIM:127750 - DEMENTIA, LEWY BODY; DLB

In Mondo Disease Ontology:
MONDO:0007488 - Lewy body dementia

Human Disease Resources: Disease Ontology, EMBL-EBI, OLSVis tree view, Ontobee

Xenbase Genes : sncb, snca, gba

Other Model Organisms: AGR, MGI, ZFIN, FlyBase, WormBase, RGD
Parent(s): dementia (is_a), synucleinopathy (is_a)