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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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COVID-19: Observations On and About Patients with Parkinson and Movement Disorders

During this worldwide pandemic caused by the SARS-Cov-2 virus, there is a significant need for the movement disorders community to rapidly share information related to COVID-19 and movement disorders.  The extent of neurological effects of COVID-19 are unclear and require urgent investigation as this may have a high impact on our patients and clinical care.  MDS is seeking to develop a common repository of information on interactions of COVID-19 with movement disorders: observations both in patients with pre-existing movement disorders, and any movement disorder as a sequelae of COVID-19 infection.

If you are seeing cases that should be added to this repository, please fill out the information below and submit your case for review. Once reviewed, you will be contacted for any related supplementary video or images if accepted.  

If available, please also consider submiting data about the outcome (e.g. at 6 or 12 months). 

Thank you in advance for your submission.



*Name of person submitting


*Location of person submitting (City, Country)

*Institution of person submitting

*Primary classification of submission

*Movement disorder(s) present in the submission



Chorea and Huntington's Disease

Clonic perseveration



Gait disorders


Myoclonus and startle

Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism

Paroxysmal hyperkinetic movements

Restless Leg Syndrome


Stiff Person Spectrum Disorder

Tics and Tourette Syndrome

Tonic perseveration

Tremor and essential tremor



If you selected "Other" above, please list the movement disorder(s) present

*One sentence description of submission


*Summary of observations (patient characteristics or experiences with patients with movement disorders and COVID-19):


*If approved for posting, are there any supplementary images or videos that should be posted with this submission?

 Yes No

*By checking this box I certify that I have either received patient consent to distribute this information or have not included any identifying information about a patient that would violate privacy protection laws.

Disclaimer: The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society does not necessarily agree with the opinions expressed by the general membership, and bears no responsibility for the clinical care of the featured cases.

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