Parkinson’s disease: one disease entity or many?

  • Amos D. Korczyn
Part of the Journal of Neural Transmission. Supplementa book series (NEURAL SUPPL, volume 56)


Although most neurologists accept that Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a unique disorder, we still lack a valid diagnostic biological tool and therefore depend primarily on clinical examination in diagnosis. The distinction between PD and other parkinsonian syndromes is discussed.


Lewy Body Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Parkinsonian Syndrome Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Nosologic Entity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amos D. Korczyn
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  1. 1.Sieratzki Chair of Neurology, Sackler Faculty of MedicineTel-Aviv UniversityIsrael

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