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Movement Disorder Society‐sponsored revision of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (MDS‐UPDRS): Scale presentation and clinimetric testing results
We present a clinimetric assessment of the Movement Disorder Society (MDS)‐sponsored revision of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (MDS‐UPDRS). The MDS‐UDPRS Task Force revised andExpand
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Association of missense and 5′-splice-site mutations in tau with the inherited dementia FTDP-17
Thirteen families have been described with an autosomal dominantly inherited dementia named frontotemporal dementia and parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17), historically termed Pick'sExpand
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Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale
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Movement Disorder Society‐sponsored revision of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (MDS‐UPDRS): Process, format, and clinimetric testing plan
This article presents the revision process, major innovations, and clinimetric testing program for the Movement Disorder Society (MDS)–sponsored revision of the Unified Parkinson's Disease RatingExpand
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Levodopa and the progression of Parkinson's disease.
BACKGROUND Despite the known benefit of levodopa in reducing the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, concern has been expressed that its use might hasten neurodegeneration. This study assessed theExpand
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Validity and reliability of a rating scale for the primary torsion dystonias
For quantitative assessment of the primary torsion dystonias, a rating scale is proposed that has two sections—a Movement Scale, based on examination, and a Disability Scale, based on the patient'sExpand
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Phenomenology and classification of dystonia: A consensus update
This report describes the consensus outcome of an international panel consisting of investigators with years of experience in this field that reviewed the definition and classification of dystonia.Expand
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Description of Parkinson's Disease as a Clinical Syndrome
  • S. Fahn
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 1 June 2003
Abstract: Parkinsonism is a clinical syndrome comprising combinations of motor problems—namely, bradykinesia, resting tremor, rigidity, flexed posture, “freezing,” and loss of postural reflexes.Expand
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The early-onset torsion dystonia gene (DYT1) encodes an ATP-binding protein
Early-onset torsion dystonia is a movement disorder, characterized by twisting muscle contractures, that begins in childhood. Symptoms are believed to result from altered neuronal communication inExpand
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