- a complex of symptoms indistinguishable from Parkinson's disease, commonly affecting boxers or sometimes occurring as a result of substance abuse or an encephalitic infection.
Origin of Parkinson's syndrome
First recorded in 1950–55; see origin at Parkinson's disease
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