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Transitory procaine-induced Parkinsonism
  1. F. Gjerris
  1. Department of Neurology, Kommunehospitalet, Copenhagen K, Denmark


    A case of prolonged, though reversible procaine-induced Parkinsonism treated with l-dopa and trihexyphenidyl (Artane-Sustets) is reported. A pathophysiological explanation is discussed on the basis of recent theories concerning the transmitter systems of the basal ganglia.

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