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Case 40: Parkinson’s Disease with Compensated Orthostatic Hypotension 

Case 40: Parkinson’s Disease with Compensated Orthostatic Hypotension
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Case 40: Parkinson’s Disease with Compensated Orthostatic Hypotension
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Peter Novak

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190889227.003.0045
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date: 25 November 2020

Autonomic failure manifesting as neurogenic orthostatic hypotension and supine hypertension are common manifestations of cardiovascular dysautonomia in Parkinson’s disease. Depending on the cerebral blood flow, neurogenic orthostatic hypotension can be either compensated (with stable orthostatic cerebral blood flow) and noncompensated (with reduced flow).

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