hereditary spastic paraplegia

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hereditary spastic paraplegia

Any of a group of inherited diseases of the central nervous system characterized by muscle spasticity, esp. of the lower extremities.
Synonym: Troyer syndrome
See also: paraplegia
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A variety of diagnoses were represented including the following: multiple sclerosis (ms; n = 19), cerebral palsy (CP; n = 18), brain injury (n = 7), familial spastic paraparesis (n = 3), spinal cord injury (n = 2), and hereditary progressive muscular dystrophy (n = 1).

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