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Parkinson's disease can be diagnosed by testing sense of smell

A study by doctors in London reports that olfactory functioning (sense of smell) can be one of the indicators used to diagnose Parkinson's disease from similar conditions such as vascular Parkinsonism. Vascular Parkinsonism patients are often diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Health and Age

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About: Parkinson's disease can be diagnosed by testing sense of smell

Date: 10 December 2004

Source: Health and Age

Author: Susan Aldrich


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