Genetic Identification in Early Onset Parkinsonism among Norwegian Patients

EK Gustavsson, J Trinh, M McKenzie, S Bortnick, MS Petersen, MJ Farrer, JO Aasly

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BackgroundAn initial diagnosis of Parkinson's disease (PD) is challenging, especially in patients who have early onset and atypical disease. A genetic etiology for parkinsonism, when established, ends that diagnostic odyssey and may inform prognosis and therapy. The objective of this study was to elucidate the genetic etiology of parkinsonism in patients with early onset disease (age at onset
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)499-508
Number of pages10
JournalMovement Disorders Clinical Practice
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2017


  • age at onset
  • early onset Parkinson's disease
  • mutation
  • parkinsonism
  • glut1 deficiency syndrome
  • deep brain-stimulation
  • clinical-diagnosis
  • movement-disorders
  • lewy body
  • disease
  • mutations
  • accuracy
  • variants
  • dementia


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