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In this section, you or a loved one can find out more about progressive supranuclear palsy, as well as links to other information. Being informed is an important first step towards becoming an active decision-maker in your care plan.
Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), sometimes called Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome, is a relatively rare degenerative brain disease. The “supranuclear” and “palsy” part of the name refer to the eye muscle weakness that is characteristic of the disease. PSP affects many ways a person functions, including movement, balance, speech, mood and thinking.
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