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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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Keep lifting manhole covers for hope!

by Janetspe published 6 days 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...

Family misdiagnosis

by waddles1 published 6 days ago One comment

My sister, Pam was diagnosed with MS about 15 years ago. The assumption was that as our Mother had MS she had inherited it. Our mother died in 19...