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Oh, it is just a case report
  1. Nitin K Sethi1,
  2. Prahlad K Sethi2
  1. 1Department of Neurology, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, USA
  2. 2Department of Neurology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Nitin K Sethi, Department of Neurology, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, 525 East, 68th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA; sethinitinmd{at}hotmail.com

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Imagine if James Parkinson had submitted his monograph, ‘The Shaking Palsy’ for consideration for publication today. Likely it would be rejected, maybe without peer review. He described only six patients, three of whom he simply observed walking on the street. Much of his description of the longitudinal course derived from a single case.1 One can imagine the editors asking, where is the evidence?

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