Parkinsonism: Causes - Deepstash

Parkinsonism: Causes

  1. Can be caused by Parkinson’s disease
  2. Other-
  • Corticobasal degeneration :Causes dementia & affected movements,on one side. No controlled muscle movement
  • Dementia with Lewy bodies :Causes poor alertness,visual hallucinations
  • Multiple system atrophy :Affects coordination & autonomic dysfunction(bowel-bladder incontinence)
  • Progressive supranuclear palsy :Causes dementia, frequent backward fall

3. Vascular Parkinsonism causes multiple, small strokes affecting person’s balance &memory

4. Drug-induced Parkinsonism by Aripiprazole/Abilify, Haloperidol/Haldol & metoclopramide/Reglan

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