Familial spastic paraparesis: a case of a mitochondrial disorder.

@article{Beltran1990FamilialSP,
  title={Familial spastic paraparesis: a case of a mitochondrial disorder.},
  author={R S Beltran and Steven B Coker},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={40-2}
}
Familial spastic paraparesis is characterized by progressive gait disturbance without associated sensory, cerebellar, or cranial nerve deficits. Mitochondrial disorders are associated with heterogenic clinical presentations, though not with spastic paraparesis. A patient with familial spastic paraparesis had deficiencies of respiratory chain enzyme complex… CONTINUE READING