Reduced genital sensitivity in female patients with multiple system atrophy of parkinsonian type

  title={Reduced genital sensitivity in female patients with multiple system atrophy of parkinsonian type},
  author={Wolfgang Hermann Oertel and Tobias W{\"a}chter and Niall P. Quinn and Gudrun Ulm and Dirk Brandst{\"a}dter},
  journal={Movement Disorders},
According to the consensus statement on the diagnosis of multiple system atrophy (MSA), erectile dysfunction is required for male patients to fulfil the urinary incontinence criterion. However, there is no equivalent item for female patients. We questioned 19 female patients with MSA of the parkinsonian type (MSA‐P), 28 female patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), and 27 healthy controls on their genital sensitivity. A total of 47% of the MSA patients but only 4% of the PD patients and 4% of… 
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