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At least 1/3 of patients with Parkinson’s disease develop cognitive impairment, which can be secondary to the disease itself.

Adler C. Nonmotor Complications in Parkinson’s Disease. Mov Disorders. 2005; 20(S11): 23-9. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/mds.20460

Reference

Title
Nonmotor Complications in Parkinson’s Disease
Publication
Mov Disorders
Publisher
Wiley Publishing
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Adler C
Volume & Issue
Volume 20, Issue S11
Pages
23-9
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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