Familial Parkinson disease type 4.
Familial Parkinson disease type 8.
Familial Parkinson disease type 9.
- Parkinson's disease
Sinemet). A surgical procedure known as deep brain stimulation, in which externally controlled electrodes are implanted into the brain, has also been shown to be helpful. There are no blood or laboratory tests to diagnose the condition. Although it is a chronic and progressive disease, the degree of disability varies among affected persons. Also known […]
- Parkinson, James
(1755-1824) English physician and paleontologist who gave a classic account in 1817 of a chronic, slowly progressive disease of the nervous system characterized by a combination of tremor, rigidity, and stooped posture. Parkinson called it the shaking palsy. It is now known as Parkinson’s disease. In 1812 Parkinson wrote the first article ever published on […]
1. Parkinson disease. 2. A syndrome similar to Parkinson disease, for example, as a side effect of an antipsychotic drug.