A 39-year-old member asked:
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how is progressive supranuclear palsy (psp) diagnosed?

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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 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.
Answered on Feb 18, 2015
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Exam: Inability to move the eyes voluntarily, but they can move when the head is jerked left and right.
Answered on Jan 10, 2013
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Psp: The diagnosis of psp is confirmed by clinical exam including a neurological and eye exam.
Answered on Jun 23, 2015
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Dr. Ronald Herring
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PSP: There is zero evidence linking PSP to any form of anesthesia. Having said that it is also true that the cause(s) of PSP are unknown. Its virtually unh ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldie
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NO: Psp was described by steele and richardson many years ago. It was then found to be a progressive disease similar to parkinsons. It is assumed that i ... Read More
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Unknown: It is one of the neurodegenerative disease like parkinsonism. So far no exact cause is found.
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Dr. Felix Brizuela
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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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