Clinical Autonomic Research

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 65–68 | Cite as

The core body temperature rhythm is altered in progressive supranuclear palsy

  • Keisuke Suzuki
  • Tomoyuki Miyamoto
  • Masayuki Miyamoto
  • Koichi Hirata
RESEARCH LETTER

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 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Keisuke Suzuki
    • 1
  • Tomoyuki Miyamoto
    • 1
  • Masayuki Miyamoto
    • 1
  • Koichi Hirata
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of NeurologyDokkyo Medical UniversityShimotsugaJapan

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