Impairment of complex upper limb motor function in de novo Parkinson's disease.

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The aim of the present study was to evaluate complex upper limb motor function in newly diagnosed, untreated Parkinson's disease (PD) patients. Four different unimanual upper limb motor tasks were applied to 13 newly diagnosed, untreated PD patients and 13 age- and sex-matched controls. In a handwriting task, PD patients had significantly reduced sentence… (More)

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@article{Ponsen2008ImpairmentOC, title={Impairment of complex upper limb motor function in de novo Parkinson's disease.}, author={Mirthe M Ponsen and Andreas Daffertshofer and E. Ch. Wolters and Peter J. Beek and Henk W. Berendse}, journal={Parkinsonism & related disorders}, year={2008}, volume={14 3}, pages={199-204} }