Dat scan


#1

Does a Dat scan definite proof yes or no Parkinson's? 


#2

It was enough for my consultant, along with improvement of symptoms taking sinemet

 

look at this...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4385258/


#3

The straight answer appears to be no, though a positive scan is definitely proof of Parkinson’s.

A normal scan may not be definite proof that it is not Parkinson’s, and in surveys around 20% of folk who have been clinically diagnosed  and treated for PD have normal scans. And many prescribed drugs can interfere with the interpretation of scans.

Why do you ask?