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Disease Parkinson Disease, Postencephalitic

Name Parkinson Disease, Postencephalitic
Synonyms Economo-Type Parkinsonism, Postencephalitic | Encephalitis Lethargica Type Parkinsonism | Meningoencephalitic Parkinsonism, Viral | Parkinson Disease, Post Encephalitic | Parkinson Disease, Post-Encephalitic | Parkinsonian Syndrome, Postencephalitis | Parkinsonism, Postencephalitic | Parkinsonism, Postencephalitic Economo-Type | Parkinsonisms, Viral Meningoencephalitic | Parkinsonism, Viral Meningoencephalitic | Postencephalitic Economo Type Parkinsonism | Postencephalitic Economo-Type Parkinsonism | Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease | Post Encephalitic Parkinson Disease | Post-Encephalitic Parkinson Disease | Postencephalitic Parkinsonism | Postencephalitis Parkinsonian Syndrome | Viral Meningoencephalitic Parkinsonism | von Economo Encephalitis Type Parkinsonism
Definition Parkinsonism following encephalitis, historically seen as a sequella of encephalitis lethargica (Von Economo Encephalitis). The early age of onset, the rapid progression of symptoms followed by stabilization, and the presence of a variety of other neurological disorders (e.g., sociopathic behavior; TICS; MUSCLE SPASMS; oculogyric crises; hyperphagia; and bizarre movements) distinguish this condition from primary PARKINSON DISEASE. Pathologic features include neuronal loss and gliosis concentrated in the MESENCEPHALON; SUBTHALAMUS; and HYPOTHALAMUS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p754)
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D010301
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