parkinsons & huntingtons with notes

parkinsons & huntingtons with notes - Positive Symptoms...

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Positive Symptoms Tremor at rest Muscular Rigidity Cogwheel rigidity Involuntary Movement Akathesia: small movements or changes in posture Oculogyric crisis: involuntary turns of the head and eyes
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Negative Symptoms Disorders of posture Disorders of fixation and equilibrium Disorders of righting Disorders of locomotion Festination Disturbances of speech Akinesia Absence or slowness of movement
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Cognitive Symptoms Mirror motor symptoms Impoverishment of feeling, motive and attention Slower cognitive processing
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Nigrostriatal Mesolimbic Mesocortical Tuberoinfundibular
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Genetic Causes Lewy Bodies Contain misfolded α -synuclein Abnormal accumulations in post-mortem brain tissue of Parkinson’s patients Parkin Gene Produces proteins that carry toxins to proteosomes
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Environmental Causes “Frozen Addicts” 7 patients in California using a “new synthetic heroin” Drug was contaminated with MPTP
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