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November 1981

A Case of Sporadic Juvenile Parkinson's Disease

Author Affiliations

From the Clinical Center for Research in Parkinsonism and Allied Diseases, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York.

Arch Neurol. 1981;38(11):730-731. doi:10.1001/archneur.1981.00510110090020

• Juvenile Parkinson's disease is rare. Virtually all reported cases are either associated with a family history or additional neurologic findings. We report a sporadic case of classic Parkinson's disease, without other abnormal neurologic signs and age at onset of 15 years.

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