Parkinson's disease in Africa: A systematic review of epidemiologic and genetic studies.

Abstract

Parkinson's disease (PD) occurs worldwide, but little is known about PD in Africa. We systematically reviewed publications on PD in Africa, with emphasis on epidemiologic and genetic studies. Articles published between 1944 and December 2004 were identified using several strategies. The studies emanated from 13 African countries (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania… (More)

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@article{Okubadejo2006ParkinsonsDI, title={Parkinson's disease in Africa: A systematic review of epidemiologic and genetic studies.}, author={Njideka Ulunma Okubadejo and James H. Bower and Walter A. Rocca and Demetrius M. Maraganore}, journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society}, year={2006}, volume={21 12}, pages={2150-6} }