Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson disease

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Patient with Parkinson disease.

Patient Data

Age: 74
Gender: Male

CT Brain

Modality: CT

CT images show bilateral deep brain stimulation electrodes extending to the region of the sub-thalamic nuclei. The stimulator is housed on the chest wall, like a cardiac pacemaker.

Case Discussion

Deep brain stimulation is used in a variety of clinical settings, predominantly in patients with poorly controlled movement disorderes.

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Case Information

rID: 19518
Case created: 19th Sep 2012
Last edited: 9th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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