Medical News Summary: Parkinsonís disease can be diagnosed by testing sense of smell


About: Parkinsonís disease can be diagnosed by testing sense of smell
Date: 10 December 2004
Source: Health and Age
Author: Susan Aldrich
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by Health and Age): A study by doctors in London reports that olfactory functioning (sense of smell) can be one of the indicators used to diagnose Parkinsonís disease from similar conditions such as vascular Parkinsonism. Vascular Parkinsonism patients are often diagnosed with Parkinsonís disease.
Related Disease Topics: Parkinsonism, Parkinsonís disease
Related Symptom Topics: Reduced sense of smell

Related Medical News Channels: This medical news summary article refers to the following medical channel categories:
  • Olfactory functioning
  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnosis of Parkinsonism
  • Diagnosis of Parkinsonís disease
  • Diagnosis of reduced sense of smell
  • Research
  • Research and Parkinsonism
  • research and diagnosis of Parkinsonís disease
  • Research and diagnosis of reduced sense of smell
  • Misdiagnosis (type of Medical misadventure)
  • Misdiagnosis and Parkinsonism
  • misdiagnosis and Parkinsonís disease

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