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A Patient with Alzheimer’s Dementia Occurring Additional Extrapyramidal Tract Symptoms
Korean J Clin Geri 2017 Dec;18(2):113-117
Published online December 29, 2017;
Copyright © 2017 The Korean Academy of Clinical Geriatrics.

Kipyeong Jeon, Seunghee Na

Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Incheon, Korea
Received June 8, 2017; Revised August 8, 2017; Accepted August 18, 2017.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Overlap between neurodegenerative disorders is not rare. A 72-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with resting tremor and bradykinesia which had occurred 6 months ago. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s dementia 4 years ago. F-18 florbetaben positron emission tomography (PET) revealed diffuse florbetaben uptake and F-18 FP-CIT PET showed decreased striatal dopamine transporter uptake. Herein, we report a patient having both Alzheimer’s dementia and Parkinson’s disease at the same time.
Keywords : Alzheimer’s dementia, Extrapyramidal symptoms, Parkinson’s disease, Molecular imaging
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