Which cardiopulmonary impairments may be caused by Parkinson disease (PD)?

Updated: Jan 24, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Hauser, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Answer

The flexed posture of patients with Parkinson disease can lead to kyphosis, cause a reduction in pulmonary capacity, and produce a restrictive lung disease pattern.


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