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Parkinson's Disease

Signs General: Monotonous speech, paucity of facial expression, drooling saliva
Gait: Festinating, absence of arm swing
Tremor: Pill-rolling 3-5Hz tremor
Rigidity: Lead pipe, Cog-wheel
Bradykinesia
Differential diagnosis Parkinsonian disorder, most common idiopathic Parkinson's disease
Function ?Disabled

Causes Parkinsonism

Idiopathic
Anoxic brain damage
Postencephalitic
MPTP
Parkinson+: multi-system atrophy, supranuclear palsy

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