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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Hereditary spastic paraplegia


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

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What is the prognosis for individuals with hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP)?

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.[1]
Last updated: 4/25/2016

References
  1. NINDS Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). February 10, 2014; http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/hereditary_spastic_paraplegia/hereditary_spastic_paraplegia.htm.


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.