Nigral Iron Deposition Is Associated With Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia in Parkinson’s Disease

Nigral Iron Deposition Is Associated With Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia in Parkinson’s Disease
Front Neurosci. 2021 Mar 22;15:647168. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2021.647168. eCollection 2021.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: To investigate iron deposition in the substantia nigra (SN) of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients associated with levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LID).METHODS: Seventeen PD patients with LID, 17 PD patients without LID, and 16 healthy controls were recruited for this study. The mean QSM values of the whole, left, and right SN were compared ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-04-08By Tianbin Song