Spastic paraplegia-severe developmental delay-epilepsy syndrome

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Spastic paraplegia-severe developmental delay-epilepsy syndrome

Synonyms: SPPRS syndrome | Spastic paraplegia-psychomotor retardation-seizures syndrome

Spastic paraplegia-severe developmental delay-epilepsy syndrome is a rare genetic complex spastic paraplegia disorder characterized by an infantile-onset of psychomotor developmental delay with severe intellectual disability and poor speech acquisition associated with seizures (mostly myoclonic) muscular hypotonia which may be noted at birth and slowly progressive spasticity in the lower limbs leading to severe gait disturbances. Ocular abnormalities and incontinence are commonly associated. Other symptoms may include verbal dyspraxia hypogenitalism macrocephaly and sensorineural hearing loss as well as dystonic movements and ataxia with upper limb involvement.

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Advocacy Organizations

Eleanor Kaplan Foundation Inc.

The Eleanor Kaplan Foundation or TeamLeni, is a 501c3 to raise awareness, fund and establish research programs and develop curative therapeutics for SPG49 and all TECPR2 related disorders.

Eleanor Kaplan Foundation Inc.

The Eleanor Kaplan Foundation or TeamLeni, is a 501c3 to raise awareness, fund and establish research programs and develop curative therapeutics for SPG49 and all TECPR2 related disorders.

National Ataxia Foundation

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) was established in 1957 to help persons with Ataxia and their families. Our mission is to accelerate the development of treatments and a cure while working to improve the lives of those living with Ataxia. NAF’s vision of a world without Ataxia will be accomplished through our primary programs of funding Ataxia research, providing vital programs and services fo

Genetic Support Network of Victoria

The Genetic Support Network of Victoria is an organisation that supports people living with genetic, undiagnosed and rare conditions and those who support them including community and families, patient support organisations, health professionals and industry. Our vision is our community flourishing and living their best lives.

Clinical Trials

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