Pain is common in Parkinson's disease


HANAGASI H. A. , AKAT S., Gurvit H. , Yazici J. , Emre M.

CLINICAL NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY, vol.113, no.1, pp.11-13, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 113 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2010.07.024
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.11-13

Abstract

Objective and background: Patients with Parkinson's disease may present with severe or intractable pain, which can be more distressing than the motor disability. The aim of this prospective study was to assess the prevalence of pain and underlying causes in patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease.