Horizontal gaze palsy with progressive scoliosis
Synonyms: HGPPS | Progressive external ophthalmoplegia and scoliosis
Horizontal gaze palsy with progressive scoliosis (HGPPS) is a rare congenital autosomal recessive disease presenting in children and adolescents and characterized by progressive scoliosis along with the absence of conjugate horizontal eye movements and associated with failure of the somatosensory and corticospinal neuronal tracts to decussate in the medulla.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version February 2024
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