Is PPID in horses similar to Parkinson's Disease in humans?
"Although the diseases are anatomically distinct, recent evidence suggests the pathogenesis of dopaminergic neuronal damage in PPID may have significant similarities to that of PD."
Ageing Res Rev. 2007 May;6(1):54-63. Epub 2007 Feb 20. PubMed.
Advantages and limitations of the equine disease, pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction as a model of spontaneous dopaminergic neurodegenerative disease.