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Criteria of Gelb et al for the Histologic Confirmation of the Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Gelb et al listed criteria for the histologic examination of the brain at autopsy to confirm the clinical diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. This can help clarify uncertain cases and exclude secondary causes. The authors are from the University of Michigan and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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