Parkinson's disease with and without REM sleep behaviour disorder: are there any clinical differences?

@article{Yoritaka2009ParkinsonsDW,
  title={Parkinson's disease with and without REM sleep behaviour disorder: are there any clinical differences?},
  author={Asako Yoritaka and Hideki Ohizumi and Shigeki Tanaka and Nobutaka Hattori},
  journal={European neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={164-70}
}
Rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder (RBD) may serve as a useful indicator to approach Parkinson's disease (PD); however, PD patients do not always exhibit RBD. We wondered whether the presence of RBD would be reflected in the expansion of PD lesions and represent the same PD entity. We examined the clinical differences between PD with and without RBD and studied the frequency of RBD-like symptoms (RBD-s) and clinical differences in 150 PD patients, including 81 patients (54.0%) who… CONTINUE READING

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