Parkinson's disease is about 1.5 times more common in men than in women, a predilection that may increase with age. As the disease progresses, the risk of developing motor fluctuations is greater among patients of female sex, younger age at onset, lower body weight, and greater disease severity.
Learn more about symptomatic therapy of advanced disease.
Medscape © 2022 WebMD, LLC
Any views expressed above are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of WebMD or Medscape.
Cite this: Rajesh Pahwa. Fast Five Quiz: Management of Parkinson's Disease - Medscape - Jan 13, 2022.