Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.

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 of Tropical Spastic Paraparesis from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Tropical Spastic Paraparesis.

Tropical Spastic Paraparesis: Research More

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.


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise