Parkinsonism associated with Addison's disease

Authors

  • Gurusidheshwar M. Wali MD, DM

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    1. K.L.E. Society's Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Nehrunagar, Belgaum, Karnataka State, India
    • Department of Neurology, K. L. E. Society's Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Nehrunagar, Belgaum-590010, Karnataka State, India
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Abstract

We describe a 35-year-old woman who developed parkinsonism in association with Addison's disease. The parkinsonism disappeared following treatment for Addison's disease without the use of antiparkinsonian drugs. This association stands unique although the pathophysiology remains unclear.

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