Extrapyramidal signs should be sought more often in Alzheimer's disease

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7048.45 (Published 06 July 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:45
  1. Mark N Lowenthal
  1. Consultant in general and geriatric medicine Division of Medicine, Soroka Medical Centre and Ben Gurion University, PO Box 151, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel

    EDITOR,—Yoav Ben-Shlomo and colleagues restate the rarity of the existence of the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-parkinsonism-dementia complex in areas other than the Pacific focus.1 Colleagues and I have reported on a patient who had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and dementia but in whom tremor was absent and the bradykinesia that was present was …

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