Apomorphine and levodopa challenge in patients with a focal midbrain lesion.

Abstract

Three patients who presented with parkinsonian signs resulting from a focal midbrain lesion are reported. In all patients parkinsonian features occurred acutely and improved following acute challenge with apomorphine but not with levodopa. Remission of parkinsonian signs occurred spontaneously to a different degree. Inconsistent clinical response following… (More)

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@article{Moro1999ApomorphineAL, title={Apomorphine and levodopa challenge in patients with a focal midbrain lesion.}, author={Ermanno Moro and A. Albanese}, journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society}, year={1999}, volume={14 2}, pages={269-75} }