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Parkinsonian-dementia syndromes

Ivan Donaldson, C. David Marsden, Susanne A. Schneider and Kailash P. Bhatia

in Marsden's Book of Movement Disorders

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192619112
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199698103 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780192619112.003.0411
Parkinsonian-dementia syndromes

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In this chapter we will discuss a number of other conditions that may produce parkinsonism. Most are associated with mental change, especially dementia. They include familial cases, as well as the combination of parkinsonism–amyotrophic lateral sclerosis–dementia, diffuse Lewy body disease (LBD), parkinsonism in Pick’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease.

Chapter.  22252 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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