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What is Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6)?

What is Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6)?

  • Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6): Type 6 Parkinson disease is an early-onset form of the condition and is linked to a genetic mutation on the PINK1 gene on chromosome 1p36. The condition may be inherited in a recessive manner and symptoms tend to fluctuate during the day. Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive, degenerative brain disorder characterized by tremors, muscle rigidity and slowed movements.

Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6): Introduction

Types of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6):

Broader types of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6):

How serious is Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6)?

Prognosis of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6): 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 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6): see complications of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6)

What causes Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6)?

Causes of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6): see causes of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6)

What are the symptoms of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6)?

Symptoms of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6): see symptoms of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6)

Complications of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6): see complications of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6)

Onset of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6): Usually ranges from 9 to 50 years of age

Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6): Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6).

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6).

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6): Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6).
Treatments for Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6): see treatments for Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6)

Name and Aliases of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6)

Main name of condition: Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6)

Other names or spellings for Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK6):

Parkinson disease 6, early onset

 

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