Parkinson's disease

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Parkinson's disease (PD also known as idiopathic or primary parkinsonism hypokinetic rigid syndrome/HRS or paralysis agitans) is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. The motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease result from the death of dopamine-generating cells in the substantia nigra a region of the midbrain; the cause of this cell death is unknown.
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