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1. Unlike other forms of dementia, sufferers of Lewy body dementia can
experience large fluctuations in symptoms. The patient has periods of being alert, coherent, and oriented that alternate with periods of being confused and unresponsive to questions (although awake). This fluctuation is a relatively specific feature of LBD.
2. Retrieval from memory may be relatively worse than memory storage.
3. Patients may do relatively well with ability to retrieve a word when needed in conversation and poorly on tests of visuospatial skills (eg, drawing a clock, copying figures).
4. Patients may have some parkinsonian signs but usually not enough to meet the criteria for a diagnosis of PD.
5. Mild gait impairment is relatively frequent and should not be ascribed to old age or osteoarthritis.
6. Resting tremor occurs less frequently than in PD.