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Does idiopathic parkinsonism in Aberdeen follow intrauterine influenza?

Abstract:

A study is presented which fails to replicate a recent report that peak years of birth of patients later developing Parkinson's disease are related to the influenza pandemics of the period 1890-1930. The years of birth of a whole population cohort of 243 patients suffering from Parkinson's disease examined in Aberdeen in 1983 and reexamined in 1986/7 were compared with deaths due to influenza in the City of Aberdeen in the years 1900-1930. Although a significant peak of Parkinson births (comp...

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10.1136/jnnp.52.7.911

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
52
Issue:
7
Pages:
911-913
Publication date:
1989-07-05
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:17db4ab9-5bde-4a77-bd8c-a681c6fbec35
Source identifiers:
139262
Local pid:
pubs:139262

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