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What is Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP) ?

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia is a group of rare, inherited neurological disorders. Their primary symptoms are progressive spasticity and weakness of the leg and hip muscles. The condition is characterized by insidiously progressive lower extremity weakness and spasticity.

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by tinalee published 5 days ago 3 comments

12 years ago I met the man of my dreams and fell instantly in love. He had been diagnosed with HSP 20 years earlier. It never really mattered to me...

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by Janetspe published 1 day ago No comment

Happy to have found this page :) I am a 45 year old woman who suffers from HSP. Symptoms at age 11, diagnosed in my 30's. My father recently pas...