Hereditary spastic paraplegia - Wikipedia

Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) is a group of inherited diseases whose main feature is a progressive gait disorder.The disease presents with progressive stiffness and contraction in the lower limbs.HSP is also known as hereditary spastic paraparesis, familial spastic paraplegia, French settlement disease, Strumpell disease, or Strumpell-Lorrain disease.Specialty: Neurology…

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Overview - GeneReviews ...

Aug 15, 2000 · The predominant symptoms of hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) are lower extremity weakness and spasticity. When symptoms begin in very early childhood, they may be non-progressive and resemble spastic diplegic cerebral palsy. When symptoms begin later in childhood or later they usually progress slowly and steadily.Cited by: 24…