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Neuro Neuronal degeneration of which of these?

A 62-year-old male complains to his primary care doctor about a new tremor. Exam confirms a new pill-rolling tremor. There is prominent cog-wheeling rigidity and masked facies. Which of the following most likely accounts for this patient's symptoms?

A- Neuronal degeneration of anterior horn cells
B- Neuronal degeneration of the caudate nuclei
C- Neuronal degeneration of the corticospinal tracts
D- Neuronal degeneration of spinothalamic tracts
E- Neuronal degeneration of the substantia nigra
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Default E-Neuronal degeneration of the substantia nigra

that s Parkinson s disease.So i choose E
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E offcourse!!
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e, degeneration is SN
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It is Parkinson's disease
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E- Neuronal degeneration of the substantia nigra
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Remember, if they show a section with a pale faded out substantia nigra on a biopsy, its Parkinson's.
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