Gastrointestinal, urological, and sexual dysfunction in Parkinson's disease

Ronald F. Pfeiffer

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Recognition has grown regarding the importance of nonmotor dysfunction in the setting of Parkinson's disease. Autonomic involvement, including gastrointestinal, urinary, and sexual dysfunction is frequent and may significantly impair quality of life for affected individuals. Both recognition and attention to appropriate treatment are important for optimum clinical management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S94-S97
JournalMovement Disorders
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Defecatory dysfunction
  • Detrusor overactivity
  • Dysphagia
  • Gastroparesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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