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What can cause progressive supranuclear palsy?

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In brief: Tau protein D/O

No, tau protein deposits & neurofibrillary tangles in neurons cause the death of these cells.
Because they are in some similar areas as parkinson's disease, psp can appear similar clinically, but there are clear differences. Treatment approaches are roughly the same with different areas needing most attention. Primarily balance/falls/injury, did inhibiting dementia & dysphagia/aspiration.

In brief: Tau protein D/O

No, tau protein deposits & neurofibrillary tangles in neurons cause the death of these cells.
Because they are in some similar areas as parkinson's disease, psp can appear similar clinically, but there are clear differences. Treatment approaches are roughly the same with different areas needing most attention. Primarily balance/falls/injury, did inhibiting dementia & dysphagia/aspiration.
Dr. Robert Hutchman
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Dr. Robert Hutchman
I meant to say dis-inhibiting dementia & behavior
Dr. Robert Hutchman
I meant to say dis-inhibiting dementia.

In brief: Unknown

It is one of the neurodegenerative disease like parkinsonism. So far no exact cause is found.

In brief: Unknown

It is one of the neurodegenerative disease like parkinsonism. So far no exact cause is found.
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