Corneal Confocal Microscopy Identifies Parkinson’s Disease with More Rapid Motor Progression

Corneal Confocal Microscopy Identifies Parkinson’s Disease with More Rapid Motor Progression
Mov Disord. 2021 Apr 7. doi: 10.1002/mds.28602. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Corneal confocal microscopy (CCM) is a noninvasive, reproducible ophthalmic technique to quantify corneal small nerve fiber degeneration. CCM demonstrates small nerve fiber damage in Parkinson's disease (PD), but its role as a longitudinal biomarker of PD progression has not been explored.OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-04-07By Sze Hway Lim