The cerebellum in Parkinson's disease.

  title={The cerebellum in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Tao Wu and Mark Hallett},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={136 Pt 3},
Parkinson's disease is a chronic progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by resting tremor, slowness of movements, rigidity, gait disturbance and postural instability. Most investigations on Parkinson's disease focused on the basal ganglia, whereas the cerebellum has often been overlooked. However, increasing evidence suggests that the cerebellum may have certain roles in the pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease. Anatomical studies identified reciprocal connections between the… CONTINUE READING
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