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What is Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7)?

What is Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7)?

  • Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7): Type 7 Parkinson disease is linked to a genetic mutation in the DJ1 gene on chromosome 1p36. This form of the condition tends to start before the age of 40 years and progresses slowly. Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive, degenerative brain disorder characterized by tremors, muscle rigidity and slowed movements.

Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7): Introduction

Types of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7):

Broader types of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7):

How serious is Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7)?

Prognosis of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7): 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 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7): see complications of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7)

What causes Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7)?

Causes of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7): see causes of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7)

What are the symptoms of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7)?

Symptoms of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7): see symptoms of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7)

Complications of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7): see complications of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7)

Onset of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7): Usually before 40 years of age

Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7): Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7).

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7).

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7): Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7).
Treatments for Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7): see treatments for Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7)

Name of Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7)

Main name of condition: Parkinson disease 7, autosomal recessive early-onset (PARK7)

 

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