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Clinical Features of Vascular Parkinsonism

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Multiple infarcts in the basal ganglia and subcortical white matter can result in a Parkinson-like disorder. It is estimated that 3-6% of patients with a parkinsonian syndrome have underlying vascular disease. This also can explain the onset of Parkinson's disease after a stroke.

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