Key clinical point: Early postural instability in Parkinson’s disease is associated with gray matter pathology.
Major finding: A seven-item scale is better than the UPDRS at predicting which patients will develop early postural instability.
Study details: Study of 101 patients with newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease and 56 healthy controls.
Disclosures: No study sponsorship was reported.
Skidmore F et al. AAN 2019, Abstract S41.004.