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Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive, recessive early-onset

Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive, recessive early-onset: Introduction

Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive, recessive early-onset: A slow progressing form of Parkinson's disease caused by a mutation in the PINK1 gene on chromosome 1p36. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive, recessive early-onset is available below.

Symptoms of Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive, recessive early-onset

Treatments for Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive, recessive early-onset

  • Treatment similar to Parkinson's disease in older patients, but younger patients seem to be at higher risk of complications of long term levadopa treatment
  • Treatment should be aimed at controlling the most troubling symptoms and include:
    • Levadopa - use of levadopa may be delayed as long as possible due to risk of complications with long term treatment in younger people
    • Dopamine antagonists - Bromocriptine, Cabergoline, Pergolide, Apomorphine
    • Selegiline
  • more treatments...»

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Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness...read more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's, whereas there are many other less...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease,...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease....read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's....read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple...read more »

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  1. Parkinson disease 6, autosomal recessive, recessive early-onset: Introduction
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  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
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