after five years of disease, w/ no non-motor features of disease, you might be wrong in your diagnosis of Parkinson's
A normal DaTscan is in our criteria as an absolute exclusion. Other diseases with parkinsonism (MSA, PSP) also have abnormal DaTscan, so DaTscan is not useful in the differential diagnosis of true parkinsonism.
What do you mean by non-motor features?
depression is one non-motor symptom
The things you cannot see , such as coordination spatial awareness cognivity etc etc .
I had a DATscan a few weeks ago and understand from my GP that it shows signs \"consistent with Parkinson's...
manner. Gave me some meds and a printout on parkinson's that i believe is several years old. I need
cognitive quizzing, a DATscan, lumbar puncture and an MRI as part of the Parkinson's Progression Markers...
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