Traumatic brain injury, paraquat exposure, and their relationship to Parkinson disease.

@article{Lee2012TraumaticBI,
  title={Traumatic brain injury, paraquat exposure, and their relationship to Parkinson disease.},
  author={P C Lee and Yvette M. Bordelon and Jeff M. Bronstein and Beate R. Ritz},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2012},
  volume={79 20},
  pages={2061-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Traumatic brain injury (TBI) increased risk of Parkinson disease (PD) in many but not all epidemiologic studies, giving rise to speculations about modifying factors. A recent animal study suggested that the combination of TBI with subthreshold paraquat exposure increases dopaminergic neurodegeneration. The objective of our study was to… CONTINUE READING