Update on epidemiological aspects of progressive supranuclear palsy.

@article{Litvan2003UpdateOE,
  title={Update on epidemiological aspects of progressive supranuclear palsy.},
  author={Irene Litvan},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 Suppl 6},
  pages={S43-50}
}
  • Irene Litvan
  • Published 2003 in
    Movement disorders : official journal of the…
The cause of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), the most common form of the atypical parkinsonian disorders, is unknown. PSP is characterized by four-repeat tau aggregates in neurons (neurofibrillary tangles) and glia in specific basal ganglia and brainstem areas. A thorough literature review led us to hypothesize that genetic and/or environmental… CONTINUE READING