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Urinary Bladder Problems in Parkinson's disease

Authors Jesudasan A, Rana MA

Received 16 August 2012

Accepted for publication 16 August 2012

Published 2 April 2012 Volume 2012:2 Pages 30—31


Ajantha Jesudasan, Mohammed A. Rana

Parkinson’s Clinic of Eastern Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients is reported to range from 38% to 71%.1 Common symptoms include nocturia, urinary urgency, incomplete bladder emptying and urinary retention. These symptoms may also be caused by urinary tract infection, prostatic hypertrophy, diabetes mellitus or medications used for other medical conditions.

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