Epidemiology of Parkinson's disease.

  title={Epidemiology of Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Alexis Elbaz and Laure I Carcaillon and S Kab and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Moisan},
  journal={Revue neurologique},
  volume={172 1},
Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer's. PD is considered a multifactorial disorder that results, in most cases, from the combined effects of multiple risk and protective factors, including genetic and environmental ones. This review discusses some of the methodological challenges involved in assessing… CONTINUE READING