Does prominent autonomic dysfunction suggest an alternative diagnosis to Parkinson disease (PD)?

Updated: Jan 24, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Hauser, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Prominent autonomic dysfunction, especially frank urinary incontinence or profound orthostatic hypotension, may suggest multiple system atrophy (MSA) rather than Parkinson disease.


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