Nuchal Dystonia Dementia Syndrome

It is feasible that the primary title of the record Progressive Supranuclear Palsy is not the name you anticipated. Please examine the basic synonyms providing to find the alternate name(s) and also condition class(s) covered by this record.


  • PSP
  • nuchal dystonia dementia syndrome
  • Steele-Richardson-Olszewski disorder

Problem Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion
Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is an uncommon degenerative neurological problem identified by vertigo and damaged strolling; loss of control of voluntary eye motion, specifically in the descending instructions; irregular muscle tissue tone (rigidness); speech troubles (dysarthria); as well as troubles related to swallowing and consuming (dysphagia). Affected individuals regularly experience personality changes as well as cognitive impairment. Signs normally begin after age 60 but could begin earlier. The precise cause of progressive supranuclear palsy is unknown. PSP is typically misdiagnosed as Parkinson condition, Alzheimer disease, or other neurodegenerative conditions.

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