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Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Matthew J. Thurtell, Robert L. Tomsak and Robert B. Daroff

in Neuro-Ophthalmology

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Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780195390841
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322893 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195390841.003.0021

Series: What Do I Do Now

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

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Patients with progressive supranuclear palsy, a sporadic akinetic-rigid syndrome, often have visual complaints and abnormal eye movements. We review the neuro-ophthalmic signs of progressive supranuclear palsy and present a practical approach to the management of its common visual symptoms, such as reading difficulty.

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Subjects: Neurology

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