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Different types of Parkinsonism

March 15, 2016 | Categories for this post are: Uncategorized

Parkinsonism can be categorized into four different types. These are: • Primary parkinsonism, • Secondary parkinsonism, • Atypical parkinsonism, • Familial neurodegenerative conditions causing parkinsonism. What is Primary parkinsonism? Primary parkinsonism is due to idiopathic Parkinson’s disease. It includes sporadic and familial cases and accounts for about 80% of... Read more

What are Lewy bodies?

March 10, 2016 | Categories for this post are: Uncategorized

Lewy bodies are spherical aggregates of protein that accumulate in the dopaminergic neurons, and are almost exclusively found in Parkinson’s disease. Furthermore, immunohistochemistry has demonstrated these Lewy bodies are primarily composed of various inappropriately folded and undigested proteins including: alpha-synuclein, ubiquitin, microfilament and microtubule subunits. ... Read more

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