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Hypokinesia without decrement distinguishes progressive supranuclear palsy from Parkinson's disease.

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Repetitive finger tapping is commonly used to assess bradykinesia in Parkinson's disease. The Queen Square Brain Bank diagnostic criterion of Parkinson's disease defines bradykinesia as 'slowness of initiation with progressive reduction in speed and amplitude of repetitive action'. Although progressive supranuclear palsy is considered an atypical parkinsonian syndrome, it is not known whether patients with progressive supranuclear palsy have criteria-defined bradykinesia. This study objective...

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10.1093/brain/aws038

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Brain : a journal of neurology
Volume:
135
Issue:
Pt 4
Pages:
1141-1153
Publication date:
2012-04-01
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EISSN:
1460-2156
ISSN:
0006-8950
Source identifiers:
329830

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