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What happens in the final stages of Parkinson's disease?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Death

While motor dysfunction occurs early, cognition, depression, and dementia occur in later stages.
There is gradual loss of motor control, even swallowing. Death occurs from pneumonia, aspiration, or cardiac cause.

In brief: Death

While motor dysfunction occurs early, cognition, depression, and dementia occur in later stages.
There is gradual loss of motor control, even swallowing. Death occurs from pneumonia, aspiration, or cardiac cause.
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