Definition of paralysis agitans in English:
Less common term for Parkinson's disease.
- Paralysis Agitans is a progressive, neurological condition. Symptoms usually appear in people over 50 years and the risk of having the condition increases with age. However, younger people can also have Parkinsons disease.
- Necropsy studies were done on six patients with idiopathic paralysis agitans, one with multiple system atrophy including features of Parkinsonism.
Latin, literally 'shaking paralysis'.
Definition of paralysis agitans in:
- US English dictionary
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