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Spastic paraplegia hereditary

spastic paraplegia, hereditary

An insidiously progressive inherited disorder (probably autosomal dominant) characterised by distal limb weakness. Stiffness of the legs in walking due to the spasticity marks the onset of the disorder. Peripheral sensory neurons may be affected in the later stages of the disease.


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