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Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (cont.)

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Causes

The cause of PSP is not known. In a few rare cases, the disease runs in families, but it usually does not. No links have been uncovered between PSP and surroundings, occupation, or lifestyle. Research is focusing on genes that may predispose a person to developing the disease.

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Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), also known as Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome, is a neurodegenerative disease that affects cognition, eye movements, and posture

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