[Diseases other than Parkinson's disease presenting with parkinsonism].

  title={[Diseases other than Parkinson's disease presenting with parkinsonism].},
  author={Mitsunori Morimatsu},
  journal={Nihon Ronen Igakkai zasshi. Japanese journal of geriatrics},
  volume={41 6},
Among the diseases causing parkinsonism, drug-induced parkinsonism is important because physicians often use anti-dopaminergic drugs such as benzamides for gastrointestinal disorders. In 28 patients with drug-induced parkinsonism, 13 (47%) showed persistent parkinsonism even 6 months after the cessation of the causative drugs. This means anti-dopaminergic drugs may bring subclinical parkinsonism to the clinical level especially in the elderly. Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), corticobasal… CONTINUE READING