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Table 2 Aetiologies of secondary parkinsonism in Lagos, Nigeria

From: Clinical profile of parkinsonism and Parkinson's disease in Lagos, Southwestern Nigeria

Presumed aetiology Number Frequency %
Vascular parkinsonism 9 34.6
Drug-induced parkinsonism 5 19.2
Multiple System Atrophy 4 15.4
Lewy body dementia 3 11.5
Toxin exposure (carbon-monoxide poisoning) 1 3.8
Progressive supranuclear palsy 1 3.8
Hemiparkinsonism - hemiatrophy 1 3.8
Juvenile parkinsonism with dystonia and hemiatrophy 1 3.8
Primary amyloidosis with parkinsonism 1 3.8
  1. * MSA - Shy Drager (autonomic) = 3; MSA - Olivopontocerebellar atrophy = 1