Can we predict clinical course of Parkinson’s disease on the basis of cardiac scintigraphy?

Sharing a momentOngoing degenerative changes of pigmented neurons in brain are the essence of Parkinson’s disease. Consequently, it leads to deficiency of dopamine which is a neurotransmitter in substantia nigra and striatum. Gradually, disease process involves other brain structures and Lewy bodies can be observed in changed tissues.

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