Early Involvement of Caudate Brain Region Linked to Worse Prognosis in Parkinson’s Patients, Study Finds

Early Involvement of Caudate Brain Region Linked to Worse Prognosis in Parkinson’s Patients, Study Finds
Almost half of people in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease already have signs of neurodegeneration in a brain region called the caudate, which was previously thought to affect mostly those at advanced disease stages, a study reports. Early caudate involvement on both sides of the brain, as seen by DaTscan imaging of the brain, appeared to predict the ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-05-15By Ana Pena