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PD is named after James Parkinson, an English physician, in 1817. He observed patients with this disease and called it ‘shaking palsy’. Later it was discovered that this is not exactly palsy but the stiffness is due to the rigidly increased muscle tone which manifests throughout the disease.
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An inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (CNS) characterized with demyelinating plaques scattered throughout the white matter of the brain and the spinal cord. In the areas of demyelination, gliosis develops which causes ‘multiplication’ of the brain matter which inspired the name of the disease. 
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Essential tremor (ET) is the most common type of tremor belonging to the group of neurodegenerative diseases with hyperkinetic movement disorders. The group of tremors also includes enhanced physiological, Parkinson’s, orthostatic, cerebellum, rubral and psychogenic tremor
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Dystonia is defined as a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary, sustained, repetitive, similar muscule contractions that result in twisting movements or abnormal postures of the affected body areas.
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