Box 242 Causes of parkinsonism

• Parkinson's disease

• "Parkinson plus'' syndromes

- Progressive supranuclear palsy

- Multiple system atrophy

- Spinocerebellar ataxias

- Corticobasal degeneration

- Drug-induced/toxic

- Vascular

- Infectious/transmissible (including Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease)

movement, of which parkinsonism is much the commonest (see Box 24.1), and hyperkinetic, characterized by involuntary movements of various types (see Box 24.2).

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