Parkinson disease 8
Parkinson disease 8: Introduction
Parkinson disease 8: A form of Parkinson's disease caused by a mutation in the dardarin gene on chromosome 12q12.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Parkinson disease 8 is available below.
Symptoms of Parkinson disease 8
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symptoms of Parkinson disease 8
Treatments for Parkinson disease 8
- Treatment is aimed at providing symptomatic relief, and does not slow the progression of the disease. Drug therapy is the main treatment available and includes:
- Levadopa - first line for most people, especially the elderly and those with cognitive impairment
- Dopamine antagonists - Bromocriptine, Cabergoline, Pergolide, Apomorphine
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Parkinson disease 8?
Causes of Parkinson disease 8
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Parkinson disease 8: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Parkinson disease 8
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,
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...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...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 by...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...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 Parkinsons...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 misdiagnosed...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical...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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Parkinson disease 8: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Neurology (Brain/CNS Specialists):
- Stroke & Vascular Specialists:
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Hospitals & Clinics: Parkinson disease 8
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Parkinson disease 8: Rare Types
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