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Prognosis of Tropical Spastic Paraparesis

Prognosis for Tropical Spastic Paraparesis: HAM/TSP is usually a progressive neurological disorder but it is rarely fatal. Most patients live for several decades after the diagnosis. Their prognosis improves if they take steps to prevent urinary tract infection and skin sore formation, and if they enroll in physical and occupational therapy programs. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Tropical Spastic Paraparesis Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Tropical Spastic Paraparesis

Complications:

Complications of Tropical Spastic Paraparesis from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Tropical Spastic Paraparesis.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Tropical Spastic Paraparesis usually refers to the likely outcome of Tropical Spastic Paraparesis. The prognosis of Tropical Spastic Paraparesis may include the duration of Tropical Spastic Paraparesis, chances of complications of Tropical Spastic Paraparesis, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Tropical Spastic Paraparesis, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Tropical Spastic Paraparesis. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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