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Supranuclear palsy, progressive

Introduction: Supranuclear palsy, progressive

Description of Supranuclear palsy, progressive

Supranuclear palsy, progressive (medical condition): A disorder characterized by reduced motor control, dementia and...more »

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Progressive Supranuclear Palsy:
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Supranuclear palsy, progressive: A degenerative disease of the central nervous system characterized by balance difficulties; OCULAR MOTILITY DISORDERS (supranuclear ophthalmoplegia); DYSARTHRIA; swallowing difficulties; and axial DYSTONIA. Onset is usually in the fifth decade and disease progression occurs over several years. Pathologic findings include neurofibrillary degeneration and neuronal loss in the dorsal MESENCEPHALON; SUBTHALAMIC NUCLEUS; RED NUCLEUS; pallidum; dentate nucleus; and vestibular nuclei. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1076-7).
Source: MeSH 2007

Supranuclear palsy, progressive: Related Topics

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Supranuclear palsy, progressive: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Supranuclear palsy, progressive is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Supranuclear palsy, progressive, or a subtype of Supranuclear palsy, progressive, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Supranuclear palsy, progressive as a "rare disease".

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Supranuclear palsy, progressive as a Disease

Supranuclear palsy, progressive: Another name for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  »Symptoms of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  »Treatments for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Supranuclear palsy, progressive: Related Diseases

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Symptoms of Supranuclear palsy, progressive (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy)

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Treatments for Supranuclear palsy, progressive (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy)

Treatments for Supranuclear palsy, progressive (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy) include:

Treatment of Supranuclear palsy, progressive: For more treatment information about Supranuclear palsy, progressive, see treatment of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (Supranuclear palsy, progressive)

Supranuclear palsy, progressive: Article Excerpts about Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is a rare brain disorder that causes serious and permanent problems with... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Information Page: NINDS)

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Supranuclear palsy, progressive

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Hierarchical classifications of Supranuclear palsy, progressive

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