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Risk of Fracture from Parkinson’s Disease

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Melton L, Leibson C, Achenbach S, Bower J, et al. Fracture Risk After Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease: Influence of concomitant dementia. Mov Disorders. 2006; 21(9). https://www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/mds.20946

Reference

Title
Fracture Risk After Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease: Influence of concomitant dementia
Publication
Mov Disorders
Publication Date
2006
Authors
Melton L, Leibson C, Achenbach S, Bower J, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 21, Issue 9
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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