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Parkinsonism induced by a monoamine oxidase inhibitor.
  1. M. A. Gillman,
  2. R. Sandyk


    A parkinsonian syndrome developed 5 weeks after administration of phenelzine in a 42 year old woman with major depressive illness. Discontinuation of this agent resulted in gradual disappearance of the extrapyramidal syndrome. Possible underlying mechanisms for this unusual case are discussed.

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