Table 2.

Comparison of Lewy body (LB) density in groups according to symptoms at onset and the presence or absence of a certain symptom during the disease

SymptomsnLB density (LB/mm2)Total
Substantia nigraParalimbicNeocortex
No differences are significant.
Onset
Parkinsonism73.33 ± 0.991.22 ± 1.020.29 ± 0.201.62 ± 0.59
Dementia173.03 ± 0.991.20 ± 0.740.45 ± 0.481.58 ± 0.45
Presence of symptoms
With parkinsonism193.06 ± 0.831.19 ± 0.900.41 ± 0.411.58 ± 0.50
Without parkinsonism63.42 ± 1.391.10 ± 0.430.32 ± 0.441.62 ± 0.40
With hallucinations133.35 ± 0.861.40 ± 0.960.46 ± 0.471.78 ± 0.46
Without hallucinations122.93 ± 1.070.90 ± 0.530.32 ± 0.341.39 ± 0.41
With fluctuations162.91 ± 0.931.22 ± 0.970.47 ± 0.471.56 ± 0.52
Without fluctuations93.56 ± 0.951.08 ± 0.410.25 ± 0.261.63 ± 0.39
With delusions82.85 ± 0.551.59 ± 1.170.61 ± 0.571.73 ± 0.53
Without delusions173.28 ± 1.100.99 ± 0.500.30 ± 0.301.52 ± 0.44
With falls83.30 ± 0.900.94 ± 0.340.26 ± 0.191.56 ± 0.42
Without falls173.08 ± 1.031.28 ± 0.940.44 ± 0.471.60 ± 0.50