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Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), also known as Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome, is a movement disorder caused by damage to certain nerve cells in the brain. The cause of the damage is unknown. PSP might be genetic (passed down through fa[read article]

Tests for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

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Neurological Examination
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A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an imaging test that allows doctors to check for disease in your body. The scan uses radioactive tracers in a special d...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head is a painless, noninvasive test that produces detailed images of your brain and brain stem. The test is carried out wit...  More
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Medical Procedures for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

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Prescription of Eyeglasses
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Surgical Procedures for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

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A feeding tube is a tube that is inserted into your stomach through your abdomen. It is used to supply nutrition when you have trouble eating. It is also called per...  More
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Self Care for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

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Aerobics is a program of physical conditioning designed to enhance circulatory and respiratory efficiency that involves vigorous sustained exercise. Certified instr...  More
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Carrying around too much weight feels uncomfortable and it can also damage your health. According the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity rates...  More
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