A young man with parkinsonism

Thant, Z. S.; Chan, L. L.; Lim, E.; Wong, M. C.; Tan, E. K.
April 2002
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Apr2002, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p204
Academic Journal
The article describes the case of a 28-year-old Chinese man who had experienced progressive slowness of movements, limb stiffness, malaise and fatigue for 18 months and who was finally diagnosed with Parkinsonism. Brain imaging tools, including magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography, were used for diagnosis. The three predominant manifestations of Parkinsonism are mental deterioration, extrapyramidal signs and cerebellar ataxia.


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