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2022 Dec 13

Clin Neurol Neurosurg


Persistent intolerable abdominal pain in patients with Parkinson’s disease.


Kataoka H, Sugie K
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2022 Dec 13; 224:107558.
PMID: 36565687.


In Parkinson's disease (PD), pain is common, increases motor disability, and makes daily life unpleasant. Few patients reportedly have a low prevalence of abdominal pain. The pathophysiology of such abdominal pain has not been confirmed. We clinically studied patients with PD and persistent intolerable abdominal pain to determine the pathophysiology and effective therapy.