Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes (APS)

Many relatively uncommon disorders may have symptoms that overlap with the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. These disorders are often referred to as "Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes" or "Parkinson's Plus" syndromes. Like Parkinson's, they often have tremors, stiffness and slowness and may even respond to the same anti-Parkinson's medications. Some of these disorders include Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Multiple Systems Atrophy, Corticobasal Ganglionic Degeneration, and Diffuse Lewy Body Disease.

For more information on this and other related conditions, or to contact us directly, please visit the Movement Disorders Center.