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Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive, early-onset

Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive, early-onset: Introduction

Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive, early-onset: A recessively inherited form of Parkinson's disease caused by a mutation in the DJ1 gene on chromosome 1p36. Disease progression tends to be slow. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive, early-onset is available below.

Symptoms of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive, early-onset

Treatments for Parkinson disease 7, autosomal 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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Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive, early-onset: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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 because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially...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,...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...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. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential tremor, which is...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 even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. The condition goes...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 traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which the...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. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years, and...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...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome...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 can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine...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 ...read more »

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  1. Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive, early-onset: Introduction
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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
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