Hereditary spastic paraplegia

What is Hereditary spastic paraplegia?

It is a group of inherited diseases whose main feature is progressive stiffness and contraction (spasticity) in the lower limbs,as a result of damage to or dysfunction of the nerves.

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I have Hereditary spastic paraparesis and wondered if choking on my saliva when awake means my bulbar muscles are becoming involved. My have lots o...

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My daughter was diagnosed with hereditary spastic paraplegia 5 years ago, which was based on clinical observations and family history. Gradually...

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I have read your question and understand your concerns.

Hereditary spastic paraplegia and Friedrich's ataxia are...

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My husband was diagnosed at Mayo Clinic, about twenty years ago, with Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis. He has been troubled with kidney stones for...

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Hello and welcome to HCM,

A long history of kidney stones along with hereditary spastic paraparesis may be related to each other.
The spastic...

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