The natural history of Parkinson’s disease

  title={The natural history of Parkinson’s disease},
  author={W. Poewe},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  • W. Poewe
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Neurology
  • Although Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the only chronic neurodegenerative disorder for which there are effective symptomatic therapies no treatment has yet been identified that would significantly slow its natural progression. Studies into the natural history of Parkinson’s disease have been complicated by issues of diagnostic accuracy, heterogeneity of different forms of the disease as well as confounding effects of age related comorbidities.Only recently results from placebo-controlled clinical… CONTINUE READING
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