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Clinical factors associated with abnormal postures in Parkinson's disease.
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PLoS One 2013 ; 8(9):e73547
Authors: Tomoko Oeda, Atsushi Umemura, Satoshi Tomita, Ryutaro Hayashi, Masayuki Kohsaka, Hideyuki Sawada
Clinical Research Center and Department of Neurology, National Hospital of Utano, National Hospital Organization, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan.
Abnormal posture (AP) is often seen in Parkinson's disease (PD), and marked forms known as dropped head syndrome and camptocormia encumber daily living activities. Unlike other motor disabilities such as bradykinesia or muscular rigidity, AP is not always improved but rather deteriorated by PD medication.
PMID: 24069205 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]