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Parkinson’s disease Tuberculosis Select one of the following patient factors: genetics, gender, ethnicity, age, or behavior. Reflect on how that factor might impact your selected disorder, as well as potential associated alterations and symptoms. Identify the pathophysiology of the associated alterations, including the normal and altered cellular function. Consider both intra- and extra-cellular changes that occur. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative neurological condition. Parkinsonism, is the clinical term for a disorder with prominent bradykinesia and variable associated extrapyramidal signs and symptoms (Dickson, 2012). This disease causes the degeneration dopamine system and is also accompanied with destruction of neurons. The disease process is multifocal and involves specific central nervous system neurons and peripheral autonomic nervous system neurons (Dickson, 2012). Patients who suffer from this disease suffer from motor symptoms, Gait disturbances, “frozen” feet . Other symptoms include
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