The frequency of buccopalpebral reflex in Parkinson disease.

  title={The frequency of buccopalpebral reflex in Parkinson disease.},
  author={H{\"u}lya Eser and Yasemin {\"U}nal and G{\"u}lnihal Kutlu and Ruhsen {\"O}ncel {\"O}cal and Levent Ertugrul Inan},
  journal={Turkish journal of medical sciences},
  volume={46 5},
BACKGROUND/AIM This study aimed to define the frequency of a primitive reflex, the buccopalpebral reflex (BPR), and its association with the clinical situation in patients with Parkinson disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between May 2010 and May 2011, 222 patients, 115 with Parkinson disease and 107 patients without any sign of neurodegenerative disease, were included in the study. All included patients were examined for BPR and snout reflex and were also evaluated with the Mini Mental State… CONTINUE READING
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