Parkinsons disease can be difficult to diagnose in its early stages. Doctors base their diagnosis on the patients medical history and symptoms evaluated during a neurological exam. No laboratory or imaging tests can diagnose Parkinsons, although brain scans such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or positron-emission tomographic (PET) may be used to rule out other neurological disorders.
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