DOI: https://doi.org/10.22141/2224-0713.3.73.2015.78286

Epidemiological and Clinical Features of Parkinson’s Disease in the Population of Carpathian Region

S.I. Henyk, V.A. Hryb, L.Ya. Vasylkivska, L.T. Maksymchuk, O.O. Doroshenko

Abstract


The article presents the results of studying the patterns of the spread and clinical course of Parkinson’s disease (PD) in Carpathian region among different sex and age groups. Based on examination of 255 patients with PD, with regard to clinical diagnostic criteria of UK Parkinson’s Disease Society Brain Bank, using unified Parkinson’s disease rating scale and Hoehn and Yahr scale, there was concluded the prevalence of disease among men and in the age group 60–74 years. It was found that with age, the severity of clinical manifestations of PD increases, especially in women (p < 0.05).


Keywords


Parkinson’s disease; Hoehn and Yahr scale; Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale

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