FPL tendon thickness, tremor and hand functions in Parkinson’s disease

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INTRODUCTION In Parkinson's disease (PD), a resting tremor of the thumb may affect the flexor pollicis longus (FPL) and influence hand functions. We investigated the relationship between FPL tendon thickness and hand function in PD patients and compared these characteristics with those in healthy controls. METHODS The hand grip and pinch strengths were… (More)
DOI: 10.1515/med-2016-0004

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