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Diseases

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Hereditary spastic paraplegia


Other Names for this Disease
  • HSP
  • Familial spastic paraparesis
  • FSP
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Inheritance

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How is hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) inherited?

At this point, over 70 different types of HSP have been described.[1] The different patterns of inheritance are autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, and X-linked recessive.[1][2]
Last updated: 4/24/2016

References
  1. About HSP (Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia). Spastic Paraplegia Foundation, Inc.. 2016; http://sp-foundation.org/understanding-pls-hsp/hsp.html.
  2. Fink J. Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Overview. GeneReviews. February 6, 2014; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1509/.


Other Names for this Disease
  • HSP
  • Familial spastic paraparesis
  • FSP
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.