Identification of multiple system atrophy mimicking Parkinson’s disease or progressive supranuclear palsy

Identification of multiple system atrophy mimicking Parkinson’s disease or progressive supranuclear palsy
Brain. 2021 Apr 5:awab017. doi: 10.1093/brain/awab017. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTWe studied a subset of patients with autopsy-confirmed multiple system atrophy who presented a clinical picture that closely resembled either Parkinson's disease or progressive supranuclear palsy. These mimics are not captured by the current diagnostic criteria for multiple system atrophy. Among 218 autopsy-proven multiple system atrophy cases reviewed, 177 (81.2%) were ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-04-06By Yasuo Miki