Case Report Describes Secondary Parkinsonism Due to Cavernoma in the Striatum

Case Report Describes Secondary Parkinsonism Due to Cavernoma in the Striatum
Secondary parkinsonism can be caused by a cavernoma — a cluster of abnormal blood vessels — located in a brain region involved in voluntary movement control, a case report shows. The case-study, ”Nine-years follow-up of cavernoma located in basal ganglia mimicking Parkinson’s disease,” was published in the journal Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. Most patients (about 80–85%) diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-01-17By Patricia Inacio, PhD