Lewis S, Liddle J. Diagnosing non-parkinson’s movement disorders. Practitioner 2012;256 (1748):21-24

Diagnosing non-parkinson’s movement disorders

24 Feb 2012Pais-up subscribers

Movement disorders are a common cause of neurological disability in older people. Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease (IPD), caused by degradation of dopaminergic neurones in the nigrostriatal pathways of the brain leading to a triad of tremor, rigidity and bradykinesia, is probably the most well known. This article focuses on the most common non-parkinson’s movement disorders seen in older people.

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