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Hereditary spastic paraplegia

Other Names for this Disease
  • Familial spastic paraparesis
  • FSP
  • HSP
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How is hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) inherited?

At this point, over 30 different types of HSP have been described. The different patterns of inheritance are autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, and X-linked recessive.[1]
Last updated: 10/7/2011

  1. Fink J. Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Overview. GeneReviews. February 3, 2009; Accessed 10/6/2011.