Thursday, April 28, 2011
Sudden worsening of Parkinson's
Parkinson's complaint is a general disorder that affects the brain's ability to control movement. It is pbaruced mainly after the age of 50 years. In Parkinson's complaint, brain cells are deteriorating in a brain region called the substantia nigra. The loss of these specific brain cells are the cornerstone of the signs and warning signs of Parkinson's complaint and the treatment target.
Parkinson's complaint gradually worsens with the passage of time, although the rate of degradation can vary from person to person, and progress is very slow. The majority of people who are treated with Parkinson's complaint are able to live many years without serious disability. Today, a number of treatment options are available that can help manage warning signs and improve the quality of a person's life.
Although Parkinson's complaint itself is not fatal, and its progress is very slow, but it increases the risk of dying from complications of Parkinson's complaint such as falls, choking or pneumonia. Sometimes, because of sudden worsening of complications of Parkinson's complaint took place and it is called as acute akinesia.
Acute akinesia is defined as a sudden deterioration of motor performance that persists for more than 48 hours. Acute akinesia, sometimes called the crisis of Parkinson's is rare, but fatal complication of Parkinson's complaint. Acute akinesia is not a well defined complication happenring during Parkinson's complaint to infectious complaints, bone fractures, and gastrointestinal complaints and by reason of the sudden interruption Levodapa (a drug used to treat Parkinson's complaint).
There are acute worsening warning signs of Parkinson's and the patient is no response to current therapy. The main clinical warning signs are represented by a severe akinetic state with frequent cognitive and psychotic disorders and aphasia and aphonia, opportunistic illness in the most severe form.