Atypical parkinsonian syndromes are also neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s, but they are also combined with other symptoms resulting from a more extensive degeneration of the nervous system. In such patients, apart from motor deficits, other symptoms coexist, such as apraxia (inability to execute commands) and speech and swallowing disorders.
Atypical parkinsonian syndromes are:
Atypical parkinsonian syndromes do not respond as well as Parkinson’s disease to treatments with dopaminergic drugs and generally have a worse prognosis compared to typical Parkinson’s disease.
Neurologist Dr. Christos Sidiropoulos uses the most modern treatments, for atypical parkinsonian syndromes. Accurate diagnosis requires great clinical experience and expertise for its proper classification and treatment.