Medio-Lateral Balance Impairment Differentiates between Parkinson’s Disease and Atypical Parkinsonism

  • Marjolein B. Aertsb, W. F. Abdob, Bastiaan R. Bloemb
  • Published 2018
In early disease stages, it can be difficult to differentiate clinically between Parkinson’s disease and the various forms of atypical parkinsonism, like multiple system atrophy or progressive supranuclear palsy. Balance impairment in the medio-lateral plane (i.e. sideways) is often seen in patients with a form of atypical parkinsonism, but not in patients… CONTINUE READING