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Why does Parkinson's disease strike some people and not others?

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Dr. Meenakshi Patel
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Brain disease

There a re certain areas in the brain that are altered in persons suffering from parkinson's disease.
We do not know why some people are afflicted and not others yet.

In brief: Brain disease

There a re certain areas in the brain that are altered in persons suffering from parkinson's disease.
We do not know why some people are afflicted and not others yet.
Dr. Meenakshi Patel
Dr. Meenakshi Patel
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Black:white

Western countries' average annual incidence ranges from 4.
9 in Sardinia, to what is considered a representative average annual incidence in North America: 25.6 per 100,000 person-years in Olmsted County, Minnesota. [2] [3] the overall prevalence in the US is estimated at 329/100, 000. [4]the mean age of onset is about 65 years. Cases occurring in ages 21 to 40 are considered young-onset PD; m:f.

In brief: Black:white

Western countries' average annual incidence ranges from 4.
9 in Sardinia, to what is considered a representative average annual incidence in North America: 25.6 per 100,000 person-years in Olmsted County, Minnesota. [2] [3] the overall prevalence in the US is estimated at 329/100, 000. [4]the mean age of onset is about 65 years. Cases occurring in ages 21 to 40 are considered young-onset PD; m:f.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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