Freezing of gait (FOG) in Parkinson’s disease patients-the contribution of Garcin and Melaragno

Freezing of gait (FOG) in Parkinson’s disease patients-the contribution of Garcin and Melaragno
Neurol Sci. 2021 Jun 8. doi: 10.1007/s10072-021-05381-1. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTRaymond Garcin, professor of neurology in Paris, France, and his Brazilian assistant, Professor Roberto Melaragno described in 1948 the phenomenon defined as "bégaiement de la mise en route du mouvement" in patients with Parkinson's disease. This was one of the first descriptions of freezing of gait (FOG) in the world.PMID:34105017 ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-06-09By Hélio A G Teive