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Diagnostic tests for Parkinson's

The diagnosis for the disease can include any number of tests, but there are still none tailored only for Parkinson's disease. Some tests will include MRIs, ultrasounds of the brain, SPECT scans, PET scans, as well as blood tests.  It is common for certain symptoms in patients will warrant a visit to specialists, namely neurologists, in order to determine whether or not a patient is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.