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Livedo Reticularis during Amantadine Treatment

Br Med J 1971; 2 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5762.627 (Published 12 June 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;2:627
  1. Dorothy I. Vollum,
  2. J. D. Parkes,
  3. D. Doyle

    Abstract

    Livedo reticularis is a common side effect of treatment with amantadine for Parkinson's disease. Investigation of 40 such patients suggests that the livedo is a physiological response provoked by depletion of catecholamine stores in peripheral nerve terminals.