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A 39-year-old member asked:

What are the complications of progressive supranuclear palsy?

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Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 22 years experience
Falls: Usually starts with falls swallowing difficulties are also seen.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Bad illness: Lose ability to move eyes properly, lose ability to balance and walk, have twisting dystonic posture of spine. Not curable or easily treated, and hope you or family members do not have.
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A 44-year-old member asked:

How can you treat progressive supranuclear palsy?

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Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology 33 years experience
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 member asked:

What is the prognosis for progressive supranuclear palsy?

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Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
Neurology 43 years experience
Fair to poor: Fair to poor, depends on how severe it is.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms that characterize progressive supranuclear palsy?

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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology 59 years experience
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 in the frontal lobes. Inability to look up is a common finding.
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A 33-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: Progressive supranuclear palsy?

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Dr. Nicole Clark
Neurology 18 years experience
PSP: This is a condition that is similar to Parkinson's disease but the rigidity is more through the trunk than in the limbs, and people have difficulty moving their eyes. It is also more aggressive than Parkinson's disease with rare benefit with medications and rapid progression.
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A 30-year-old member asked:

Are there alternative names of progressive supranuclear palsy?

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Dr. Richard Simmons
Pediatric Neurology 19 years experience
YES: The previous name for psp was steele-richardson-olszewski syndrome.
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