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Parkinson's disease dementia, familial

Parkinson's disease dementia, familial: Introduction

Parkinson's disease dementia, familial: A condition characterized by the association of parkinsonism with dementia. Eye muscle weakness and pyramidal signs also develop in the early stage of the disease. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Parkinson's disease dementia, familial is available below.

Symptoms of Parkinson's disease dementia, familial

Treatments for Parkinson's disease dementia, familial

  • Cholinesterase inhibitors - rivastigmine, donepezil
  • Treatment of the motor manifestations Parkinson's disease
  • Avoid anticholinergics if possible as these may exacerbate memory impairment
  • Psychiatric care and medications to treat associated anxiety, depression, psychotic features and sleep disturbance
  • Surgical treatment may improve some motor symptoms but has no impact on associated dementia
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Parkinson's disease dementia, familial

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Parkinson's disease dementia, familial: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Parkinson's disease dementia, familial

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 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 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 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, 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 more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed 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 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 more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to more »

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

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

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

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see 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 sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin more »

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Definitions of Parkinson's disease dementia, familial:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Parkinson's disease dementia, familial as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Parkinson's disease dementia, familial Info

More information about Parkinson's disease dementia, familial

  1. Parkinson's disease dementia, familial: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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