The progression of Parkinson’s disease is more favourable for those patients in whom tremor predominates than for those whose major symptoms is akinesia. Patients presenting with a superimposed brain atrophy, who have a poorer response to L-dopa treatment, have a bad prognosis (Birkmayer et al. 1979a, Danielczyk et al. 1980).
KeywordsCircadian Rhythm Normal Control Group Disability Score Parkinsonian Patient Major Symptom
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