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Parkinson's disease and diseases similar to parkinson's - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   What disease mimics Parkinson's that is not Parkinson's?
User :   Stroke, clots, atrophy, loss of balance, fatigue, as some symptoms.
User :   Oh, and brain lesions also
Doctor :   sure we will help you on this
Doctor :   can you tell me your age and occupation
User :   Lesions do not seem to be getting worse. Strokes have stopped, but patient is slowly dying and there appears to be no known cause. All tests have been clear.
User :   57 Insurance Sales.
User :   MRI, CT, LP, CBC, Angi, EEG, EKG, ECG, X-ray, MRAngio. All Clear. PT is still slowly dying. Also seems to have low blood count at times, depsite no obvious loss of blood.
Doctor :   infections and some drugs can mimic parkinson's
Doctor :   toxins head injury lesions in brain
User :   What type of infections that would not normally be found on standard teting battery?
Doctor :   tumours degenerative diseases
User :   No known head trauma. Brain lesions discovered after strokes and clost found.
Doctor :   viral post encephelitic infections

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