Occurrence of Crohn's disease with Parkinson's disease

Shinsuke Fujioka, Sadie E. Curry, Kathleen Kennelly, Pawel Tacik, Michael G. Heckman, Yoshio Tsuboi, Audrey J. Strongosky, Jay A Van Gerpen, Ryan J. Uitti, Owen A Ross, Tsuneya Ikezu, Zbigniew K Wszolek

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Abstract

We retrospectively investigated the co-occurrence of Crohn's disease in a cohort of 876 patients with Parkinson's disease, based on the observation that LRRK2 is a shared genetic risk factor. We identified 2 patients with Crohn's disease; this number was consistent with the number of cases expected in the general population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)116-117
Number of pages2
JournalParkinsonism and Related Disorders
Volume37
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2017

Keywords

  • Co-occurrence
  • Crohn's disease
  • LRRK2
  • Parkinson's disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Clinical Neurology

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