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Preface

Parkinson’s disease (PD) was first described in detail in 1817 by the London surgeon James Parkinson, who referred to the disorder as ‘paralysis agitans’ or ‘shaking palsy’. PD is now defined as a chronic and progressive neurodegenerative disorder that currently affects ∼1 million individuals in the...
Print publication date: 25 Jul 2017
Copyright year: 2017
Print ISBN: 978-1-78262-188-1
PDF eISBN: 978-1-78262-288-8
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78801-191-4
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