Clinical features associated with REM sleep behavior disorder symptoms in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease

@article{Bugalho2010ClinicalFA,
  title={Clinical features associated with REM sleep behavior disorder symptoms in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease},
  author={Paulo Bugalho and Joaquim Alves da Silva and Bernardo Neto},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={258},
  pages={50-55}
}
We aimed to characterize the clinical features associated with REM sleep behaviour disorder (RBD) in early stage Parkinson’s disease (PD). Presence of clinical RBD was determined according to ICSD minimal clinical criteria and a validated RBD questionnaire. We registered time of appearance of RBD symptoms in relation to PD onset and the occurrence of RBD symptoms in the past in non-RBD patients. RBD and non-RBD groups were compared in terms of motor and cognitive dysfunction. The same… CONTINUE READING

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