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PROGRESSIVE SUPRANUCLEAR PALSY

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PROGRESSIVE SUPRANUCLEAR PALSY

1. Onset in the 6th decade with supranuclear ophthalmoplegia, pseudobulbar palsy, and axial dystonia along with PD features.

2. Patients do not have a tremor.

3. Patient will have trouble reading, eating, and walking down stairs.

4. Supportive/palliative treatment. Patients die of aspiration pneumonia.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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