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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Acute retinal necrosis (ARN) is a rapidly progressive condition with poor prognosis, and leads to vision loss in the majority of cases.
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.
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