RESEARCH LETTER

Clinical Autonomic Research

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 65-68

The core body temperature rhythm is altered in progressive supranuclear palsy

  • Keisuke SuzukiAffiliated withDept. of Neurology, Dokkyo Medical University Email author 
  • , Tomoyuki MiyamotoAffiliated withDept. of Neurology, Dokkyo Medical University
  • , Masayuki MiyamotoAffiliated withDept. of Neurology, Dokkyo Medical University
  • , Koichi HirataAffiliated withDept. of Neurology, Dokkyo Medical University

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Abstract

We measured circadian rhythmicity in rectal temperature change and found that the amplitude of body temperature was significantly reduced in patients with progressive supranuclear palsy compared to those with Parkinson disease.

Keywords

core body temperature circadian rhythm progressive supranuclear palsy Parkinson disease