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Curious Case of Maria De Leon

“Art is the “objectification of feeling” art is often hard to describe…one usually fumbles for words to express with the right words what we see…. But it isn’t hard at all to FEEL art, to look at images upon a canvas and sense the power, the anger, the love, and even the despair that inspired

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Tips for Treating Swallowing Difficulties in Parkinson’s: By Dr. De Leon

Tips for Treating Swallowing Difficulties in Parkinson’s: By Dr. De Leon.

DAT Scan: Can it Really Tell Me I have PD? : By Dr. De Leon

Dat Scan (Ioflupane I 23 injection also known as phenyltropane) is a radio pharmaceutical agent injected into the veins of a patient known as SPECT nuclear medicine test. When this test was approved in was under the premise that it will be an added tool in the armamentarium of the neurologists/ movement disorder specialist to

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GLOSSARY/DICCIONARIO: Parkinson’s Word Terminology to be aquinted with ( Vocabulario de terminologias relacionado con el Parkinson) By Dr. De Leon

Bradykenesia – Greek term that means “slow movement” – it is one of the cardinal features of PD. Termino Griego que significa “movimientos lentos”- uno de los síntomas principales del Parkinson. Cogwheel Rigidity -tension in a muscle that gives way in little jerks when it is passively stretched -one of the cardinal features of PD.

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