[No Parkinsonian syndrome following acute paraquat poisoning].

Abstract

Paraquat structurally resembles N-methyl-4-phenyltetrahydropyridine (MPTP) and its metabolite 1-methyl-4-phenylpyridine (MPP+). MPTP and MPP+ are neurotoxic chemicals, which induce in exposed humans and in animal-models a Parkinson's disease. A high correlation between the incidence of Parkinson's disease and herbicide use in Canada led to the assumption… (More)

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