Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 12 - The Central Nervous System - Review Questions - Critical Thinking and Clinical Application Questions - Page 481: 5c


The first line of treatment for Parkinsons disease patient is admnistration of L-dopa.

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Other treatments for Parkinson's disease include resection of portions of the globus pallidus nucleus, and deep brain stimulation with electrodes planted in the rain. Parkinson's disease is not well understood and a whole range of manifestations under the name of Parkinsonism , still baffle clinicians
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