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Hypokinetic disorder, AKA shaky palsy, described in 1817, not defined until 100 yrs later
Parkinson's Disease`
CNS processing disease of substantia nigra
Parkinson's
Movement regulated by dopamine, no known cause
Parkinson's
Rigidity (lead pipe/cog wheel)slow movement
Parkinson's
Retropulsion/propulsion (postural instability)
Resting tremor
Parkinsons
Due to trauma or toxin, seizure meds, all drugs above block dopamine receptors
Secondary Parkinsons
Carbon monoxide, hydrocephalus, tumor, infarct, subdural hematoma
Less commmon causes of Secondary Parkinsons
80% begin with resting tremor
Pill rolling, tremor worse at rest, absent during sleep
S&S Parkinsons
Diminishes with movement, enhanced with emotional tension or fatigue
S&S Parkinsons
hands, arms, legs affected in that order, Facial muscles
S&S Parkinsons
hypophonetic, monotonous, stuttering dysarthria
Speech problems
Parkinsons
Dementia, depression, increased dependency i self car and living skills
S&S Parkinsons
levodopa (dopamine replace), not long lasting
therapy
tx for Parkinsons