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How are Parkinson's & post-polio syndrome symptoms similar?
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: No
Post-polo syndrome causes weakness.
Pd causes tremor and rigidity.

In brief: No
Post-polo syndrome causes weakness.
Pd causes tremor and rigidity.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
In brief: They are NOT
Parkinson's disease is a condition due to loss of a neurotransmitter(dopamine) and manifests itself with tremor, rigidity and poverty of movements whereas polio is a viral infection that can cause flaccid paralysis of the extremities and breathing muscles in severe cases.

In brief: They are NOT
Parkinson's disease is a condition due to loss of a neurotransmitter(dopamine) and manifests itself with tremor, rigidity and poverty of movements whereas polio is a viral infection that can cause flaccid paralysis of the extremities and breathing muscles in severe cases.
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