Neurology: Volume 100, Number 15, April 11, 2023 Exam #1 - Cutaneous α-Synuclein Signatures in Patients With Multiple System Atrophy and Parkinson Disease
About this course
- Released: 04/11/2023
- Expires: 04/11/2026
CUTANEOUS Α-SYNUCLEIN SIGNATURES IN PATIENTS WITH MULTIPLE SYSTEM ATROPHY AND PARKINSON DISEASEUpon completion of the article by Gibbons et al, the participant should be able to:
- Identify patient groups in whom the intraepidermal nerve fiber densities on skin biopsy samples were lowest in this study
- Describe how the topography of phosphorylated α-synuclein deposition on skin biopsy samples differed between patients with multiple system atrophy (MSA) and patients wtih Parkinson disease (PD) in this study
- Discuss how specific cutaneous markers were best able to discriminate between a diagnosis of MSA and a diagnosis of PD in this study
CORE COMPETENCIES:The article by Gibbons et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical knowledge
AUTHOR DISCLOSURES:Refer to listing above the references in each article.
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MISSION STATEMENT/PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
After evaluating a specific article published in Neurology, participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of clinical medicine. Participants should be able to evaluate the appropriateness of the clinical information as it applies to the provision of patient care.
This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.
AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Journal Editors: James W.M. Owens, Jr., MD, PhD: Scientific Advisory Boards: Member of data safety monitoring board, RaSURE study, AADi Bioscience, Inc. Funding for travel or speaker honoraria: Honoraria, Program Director, AAN Annual Meeting. Editorial Boards: CME Editor, Neurology and Adam Kelly, MD: Editorial Boards: Neurology, CME editor, ongoing since January 2016. Other activities: Question writing for American Academy of Neurology activities, including Continuum. AAN staff members editing the test (K. Aman Ramm, H. McNiff) have no disclosures. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
This CME program receives no commercial support.