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Parkinson's Disease (Code C26845)

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Preferred Name: Parkinson's Disease

Definition: A progressive degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of dopamine producing neurons in the substantia nigra and the presence of Lewy bodies in the substantia nigra and locus coeruleus. Signs and symptoms include tremor which is most pronounced during rest, muscle rigidity, slowing of the voluntary movements, a tendency to fall back, and a mask-like facial expression.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A progressive disorder of the nervous system marked by muscle tremors, muscle rigidity, decreased mobility, stooped posture, slow voluntary movements, and a mask-like facial expression.

Label: Parkinson's Disease

NCI Thesaurus Code: C26845 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0030567  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Parkinson Disease
Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease

External Source Codes: 
UMLS CUI C0030567

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C26845
Legacy_Concept_Name Parkinson_s_Disease
Semantic_Type Disease or Syndrome

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&ns=ncit&code=C26845

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