Stanford Center for Memory Disorders

Dementia with Lewy Bodies Diagnosis

The only definitive diagnosis of DLB can be made at autopsy, as there are no specific markers to indicate the presence of Lewy bodies. So, the diagnosis of DLB is made based on your medical history, a physical exam, and your symptoms.

In addition to a complete medical history and physical exam, your doctor may order some of the following:

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