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What structures of the body deteriorate with Parkinson's disease?

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This is complex as it involves brain stem structures such as locus ceruleus and dorsal nucleus of vagus, in addition to basal ganglia such as substantial nigra and putamen.
A specific variety of dementia called Lewy Body disease can accompany. The brain is afflicted and the remainder of body affected secondarily. Good treatment is available.

In brief: Brief comments

This is complex as it involves brain stem structures such as locus ceruleus and dorsal nucleus of vagus, in addition to basal ganglia such as substantial nigra and putamen.
A specific variety of dementia called Lewy Body disease can accompany. The brain is afflicted and the remainder of body affected secondarily. Good treatment is available.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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