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SIMON PEREZ, Ernesto; AGUILERA PACHECO, Osvaldo Ramón; NUNEZ LAHERA, Idoris  and  COLINA AVILA, Elizabet. Non motor symptoms in patients with Parkinson´s disease. MEDISAN [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.6, pp.681-687. ISSN 1029-3019.

A prospective study of 44 patients with Parkinson´s disease assisted in the service for movement disorders of "Saturnino Lora Torres" Teaching Clinical Surgical Provincial Hospital in Santiago de Cuba, was carried out from August, 2013 to July, 2015, aimed at determining the emergence frequency of non motors symptoms. Among the most frequent symptoms there were: depression (72.7%), nicturia (68.2%), anxiety (54.6%), restless legs syndrome (50.0%), constipation (47.7%) and insomnia (40.9%), just to mention some of them. It is necessary to highlight that 95.5% of the affected patients presented some symptom and the average for patient was 7.45, with less emergence during the first year of the disease

Keywords : Parkinson´s disease; neurodegenerative disorder; movement disorder; nonmotors symptoms; secondary health care.

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