Interrelation between Sarcopenia and the Number of Motor Neurons in Patients with Parkinsonian Syndromes
Fecha de publicación: 21 February 2020
Autores: Krenovsky J.-P., Bötzel K., Ceballos-Baumann A., Fietzek U.M., Schoser B., Maetzler W., Ferrari U., Drey M.
Background: Pathogenesis in a subgroup of sarcopenic patients seems to be based on a reduced number of motor neurons. This study aimed at investigating the overlap between sarcopenia and neurodegeneration, as reflected by a low number of motor neurons in patients with Parkinsonian syndromes (PS).