Rapidly Progressive Condition

Any neurologic condition which, after a period of prolonged chronicity, abruptly deteriorates to a state of advanced disability and death
Examples Multiple sclerosis, Creutzfeld-Jakob disease
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It is a rapidly progressive condition characterized by elevated blood pressure and protein in the urine; other symptoms may include swelling in the hands and face, headaches, and visual disturbances.
People living with the rapidly progressive condition, motor neurone disease (MND), will benefit from a grant of pounds 204,485, awarded to South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust by the MND Association.
Preeclampsia is a rapidly progressive condition that impacts multiple body systems, causing high blood pressure, decreased liver function and, in the most severe cases, affecting the activity of the brain, resulting in seizures.

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