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Reversible parkinsonian syndrome in systemic and brain vasculitis†
Article first published online: 9 JAN 2002
Copyright © 2002 Movement Disorders Society
Volume 17, Issue 3, pages 601–604, May/June 2002
How to Cite
Fabiani, G., Teive, H. A.G., Germiniani, F. M.B., Sá, D. S. and Werneck, L. C. (2002), Reversible parkinsonian syndrome in systemic and brain vasculitis. Mov. Disord., 17: 601–604. doi: 10.1002/mds.10029
- Issue published online: 31 MAY 2002
- Article first published online: 9 JAN 2002
- Manuscript Accepted: 4 AUG 2001
- Manuscript Revised: 3 AUG 2001
- Manuscript Received: 12 MAR 2001
A young female patient with chronic renal failure due to a systemic vasculitis and a parkinsonian syndrome secondary to brain vasculitis, most likely systemic lupus erythematosus, is described. The patient had a dramatic response to a pulse of methylprednisolone, with remision of her parkinsonian symptoms. © 2002 Movement Disorder Society.