Epidemiology of movement disorders

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By Philip A Hanna MD, Lesly G Aguilar Tabora MD, and Tasneem Peeraully MBBS BSc

In this clinical article, Dr. Aguilar Tabora of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and Dr. Peeraully and Dr. Hanna of the New Jersey Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey, review the epidemiology of Parkinson disease, atypical parkinsonian syndromes, primary dystonias, essential tremor, hemifacial spasm, Huntington disease, Tourette syndrome, and myoclonus.