Parkinson disease common signs (mnemonic)

Last revised by Dr Daniel J Bell on 09 Aug 2021

A mnemonic to remember the commonest clinical signs of Parkinson disease is

  • SMART

Mnemonic

  • S: shuffling gait
  • M: mask-like facies
  • A: akinesia
  • R: rigidity
  • T: tremor

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