Classic progressive supranuclear palsy syndrome

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Classic progressive supranuclear palsy syndrome

Synonyms: Classic PSP syndrome | Richardson syndrome | Steele-Richardson-Olszewski disease

A classical form of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) a rare late-onset neurodegenerative disease characterized by slowing of vertical saccadic eye movements falls due to postural instability axial akinetic-rigid syndrome and cognitive impairment. Difficulties in speech and swallowing may develop.

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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.

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