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clinical cardinal features of PD (4)

1. tremor
2. bradykinesia
3. rigidity
4. postural instability

2

what is the initial complaint in most PD patients?

tremor (usu resting)

3

how is rigidity measured?

resistance to passive ROM

4

what is postural instability

inability to make rapid adjustments in body posture

5

pathology includes loss of ____neurons

dopaminergic

6

eosinophilic cytoplasmic inclusion bodies

lewy bodies

7

pathophysiology involves (2)

1. basal ganglia dysfxn
2. loss of cortical input to caudate n

8

conitive dysfxn, lethagy, gait disorder, urinary incontinence

normal pressure hydrocephalus

9

paranoia, dementia, chorea, AD inheritance

huntington diease

10

PD inclusion criteria (3)

1. bradykinesia
2. muscular rigidity
3. postural instability

11

what test to use to dx PD

NO test available, use H&P

12

what intervention has a similar effect to Dopa on fMRI?

exercise