PMID: 38498May 1, 1979

Physiopathological and clinical aspects of Parkinson disease. Current problems

Rivista di neurologia
F NicolettiA Falsaperla


Some interpretative hypotheses of the most important symptoms of Parkinson's disease are formulated, on the ground of acquired neurohistopathologic elements and in the light of new observations of experimental neuro-physiology. The possible role of the inferior olivary body in the genesis of parkinsonian tremor is pointed out. The psycho-behavioural disorders and among these the severe weakness of pulsional control and the scanty elaboration of the affective-emotional motivation would be in relation, according to the Authors, to the involvement of the pallido-habenular pathways and the habenuloreticular midbrain outflow (limbic midbrain area).

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Olivary Nucleus
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