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Early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease.
  1. A. M. Bakheit
  1. University Rehabilitation, General Hospital, Southampton, UK.


    Early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease is often difficult. The insidious onset of the disease, its slow progression and the lack of laboratory tests to confirm the diagnosis contribute to this difficulty. Nevertheless, early diagnosis can be greatly facilitated by the systematic application of diagnostic clinical criteria and the selective use of radiological and laboratory tests.

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