Medical Dictionary: Familial Spastic Paralysis


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Familial Spastic Paralysis: Another name for Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia.
Familial Spastic Paralysis (condition): Genetic defect causing leg weakness and other problems.

Familial Spastic Paralysis: Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP), also called familial spastic paralysis, refers to a group of genetic disorders that are characterized by progressive weakness and spasticity (stiffness) of the legs. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Information Page: NINDS

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