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Oculomotor Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease

Abstract:

A disturbance of the oculomotor system is the principal neuro-ophthalmological manifestation of Parkinson's disease (PD). Although rarely symptomatic, this disturbance is a valuable subject for study because it illuminates two areas of wider interest: first, the nature of the motor and cognitive dysfunction in PD, and second, the role of the basal ganglia in oculomotor control. In this chapter, we shall give a brief overview of the anatomy and physiology of eye movements before proceeding to ...

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Kennard, C More by this author
Publisher:
Springer Basel
Journal:
Milestones in Drug Therapy
Volume:
24
Pages:
379-389
Publication date:
2013
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ISSN:
2296-6056
URN:
uuid:eb70a4c3-e358-4595-8b4f-4431ed9471be
Source identifiers:
464283
Local pid:
pubs:464283

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