Selected classes of chemotherapy, including the vinca alkaloids, vincristine, and vinblastine, can cause direct neurotoxicity. Additionally, drugs such as thalidomide and lenalidomide are associated with peripheral neuropathies that can affect the face and jaw. Deep-seated, throbbing mandibular pain can occur. Because this symptom is also consistent with acute dental pulpal disease, it is important that a thorough history and oral physical examination be performed when oral pain is present; radiographs...
The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) was created to provide information, services, and support to individuals and families affected by essential tremor (ET). The organization encourages and promotes research in an effort to determine the causes, treatment, and, ultimately, the cure for ET.
WE MOVE is the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation’s web site. It offers up-to-date information on Parkinson’s research, and serves as a resource for information on many other aspects of the disease, including coping with a diagnosis, holding a job with Parkinson’s, treatment options, and more.
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The Parkinson's Institute is an independent, not-for-profit organization conducting patient care and research activities in the neurological specialty area of movement disorders. Their mission is to find the cause and cure for these disorders, to investigate better treatment and diagnostic tools, and to develop prevention strategies.
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