Chapter 50 Pain in Parkinson's disease.

  title={Chapter 50 Pain in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Gunnar L Wasner and Guenther Deuschl},
  journal={Handbook of clinical neurology},
Pain is a common symptom in Parkinson’s disease (PD) which has been recognized since the first descriptions of the disorder (Parkinson, 1817; Charcot, 1877; Gowers, 1888). James Parkinson himself described abnormal “rheumatic pain” sensations in the upper extremities of his patients (Parkinson, 1817). Open nonpopulation-based studies estimated that pain… CONTINUE READING