Severe ataxic polyneuropathy associated with chronic levodopa use in Parkinson's disease

Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2013 Sep;19(9):847-9. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2013.05.002. Epub 2013 Jun 5.
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Keywords: Levodopa; Neuropathy; Parkinson's disease; Peripheral neuropathology.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Biopsy / methods
  • Humans
  • Levodopa / administration & dosage
  • Levodopa / adverse effects
  • Levodopa / therapeutic use*
  • Middle Aged
  • Parkinson Disease / complications
  • Parkinson Disease / diagnosis
  • Parkinson Disease / drug therapy*
  • Parkinson Disease / pathology
  • Polyneuropathies / chemically induced
  • Polyneuropathies / drug therapy*
  • Polyneuropathies / pathology
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Levodopa