Hereditary spastic paraplegia
Other Names for this Disease
- Familial spastic paraparesis
- Hereditary spastic paraplegia - Autosomal Dominant inheritance
- Hereditary spastic paraplegia - Autosomal recessive inheritance
- Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia – Maternal Inheritance
- Hereditary spastic paraplegia - X-linked inheritance
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The prognosis for individuals with HSP varies Some individuals are very disabled and others have only mild disability. The majority of individuals with uncomplicated HSP have a normal life expectancy.
Last updated: 10/7/2011
- NINDS Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). July 7, 2010; http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/hereditary_spastic_paraplegia/hereditary_spastic_paraplegia.htm. Accessed 10/7/2011.