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supranuclear palsy drugs

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Brain studies: This is a term reserved for conditions that affect the connection between nuclei controlling the eye movements with the centers in the brain usually i ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Gaze palsy: Meaning, one can't look to the right or left.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Above nuclei: This refers to damage of nervous system structures above the nuclei of affected areas of palsy; typically, this involves those cranial nerves controll ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
23 years experience Neurology
Unknown: It is one of the neurodegenerative disease like parkinsonism. So far no exact cause is found.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
32 years experience Neurology
Not good: Not very much except for supportive care. Doesn't respond well to drugs used for other types of parkinson's.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Cannot look up: Similar to but worse prognosis than Parkinson's disease sharing the rigidity and poverty of movements, inability to look up with head kept straight.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hutchman
24 years experience Neurology
Good History & exam!: Good history & exam are the keys. In expert hands, that is all you really need. However, a new test/imaging procedure called datscan can determine if ... Read More
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Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
42 years experience Neurology
Fair to poor: Fair to poor, depends on how severe it is.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Dementia: Progressive supranuclear palsy is a degeneration of brain cells that leads to difficulty walking, short-term memory loss and an inability to look up. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Dr. Ian Stein answered
21 years experience Neurology
Falls: Usually starts with falls swallowing difficulties are also seen.
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