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From: Neuroinflammation and protein pathology in Parkinson’s disease dementia

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Primary cause of death in controls and Parkinson’s disease cases. Among those dying of cancer, primary sites were the oesophagus, pancreas, colon, liver, lung, skin, breast and endometrium. Respiratory infections included bronchopneumonia, aspiration sepsis and lower respiratory tract infection, while other infections were urinary sepsis and Staphylococcal septicaemia. Cardiovascular causes of death were acute myocardial infarction, ischaemic heart disease, cardiac arrest, pulmonary embolism and ruptured aortic aneurysm. “Other” in the control group included old age and multiple organ failure and in the PD group, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and acute respiratory failure

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