Acta Clin Croat 2020 Dec;59(4):771-776
1Department of Psychiatry, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Centre, Zagreb, Croatia; 2Department of Oncology and Nuclear Medicine, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Centre, Zagreb, Croatia; 3Catholic University of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia; 4School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.
Lewy body dementia is a progressive neurodegenerative disease and is considered to be the second most common cause of dementia in the elderly. Because of the complexity of clinical presentation, it is often misdiagnosed and mistaken for other dementias, which may result in administering inappropriate therapy, and thus worsening of the patient condition. We reviewed a case of a 71-year-old patient whose clinical presentation gradually occurred with complex visual hallucinations, atypical extrapyramidal motor symptoms, fluctuating cognitive impairments with delirious episodes, and oscillating syncope. Read More