Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Corticobasal Degeneration

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (previously known as Steele-Richardson-Olszewski Syndrome) and Corticobasal Degeneration are rare degenerative neurological disorders that have similar clinical pictures and often overlap. Both are caused by aggregation of tau proteins, which stick together to form neurofibrillary tangles, damaging the neurons around them. Both of these disorders are commonly misdiagnosed as Parkinson, Alzheimer's, stroke … Continue reading Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Corticobasal Degeneration