TEST QUESTION: Parkinson’s Disease


CORRECT ANSWER:

B) Tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, postural instability (or loss of balance)
These are the 4 most common symptoms. These are considered hallmark symptoms of this disease. Some of the other answers do contain correct answers, however they also contain some symptoms that aren’t usually seen with Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson patients may also experience many other symptoms, including -pill rolling, mask like face, frequent falls, and hypophonia (reduced volume of voice). There are other finding; these are some that are commonly associated with this disease.


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