[Progressive supranuclear palsy].

  • W. Tackmann
  • Published 1992 in
    Schweizerische Rundschau fur Medizin Praxis…


Progressive supranuclear palsy, first described as clinical entity by Steele, Richardson and Olszewski, is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. Besides progressive supranuclear oculomotor disturbances, other characteristic signs are pseudobulbar paresis, axial rigidity, gait disturbances and subcortical dementia. Misinterpretation in the… (More)