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What is Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2)?

What is Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2)?

  • Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2): Type 2 Parkinson disease is juvenile form of the condition and is linked to a genetic mutation on chromosome 6q25.2-q27. The condition may be inherited in a recessive manner and symptoms tend to be milder following sleep. Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive, degenerative brain disorder characterized by tremors, muscle rigidity and slowed movements.

Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2): Introduction

Types of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2):

Broader types of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2):

How serious is Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2)?

Prognosis of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2): There is no cure for the condition and the rate of progression varies amongst patients. Various therapies can reduce the impact of symptoms and allow a better quality of life.
Complications of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2): see complications of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2)

What causes Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2)?

Causes of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2): see causes of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2)

What are the symptoms of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2)?

Symptoms of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2): see symptoms of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2)

Complications of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2): see complications of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2)

Onset of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2): before the 40 years of age

Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2): Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2).

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2).

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2): Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2).
Treatments for Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2): see treatments for Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2)

Name and Aliases of Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2)

Main name of condition: Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2)

Other names or spellings for Parkinson disease 2, autosomal recessive juvenile (PARK2):

Parkinson disease, Juvenile, Autosomal recessive

 

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