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Spastic Paraparesis Summary

Description: Mild or moderate loss of motor function accompanied by spasticity in the lower extremities. This condition is a manifestation of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES that cause injury to the motor cortex or descending motor pathways.

Also Known As: Paraparesis, Spastic; Lower Extremity Weakness, Spastic; Spastic Lower Extremity Weakness; Parapareses, Spastic; Spastic Parapareses

Networked: 225 relevant articles (7 outcomes, 14 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Spastic Paraparesis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  2. Baclofen : 1 outcome in 7 results : FDA 31 Generic
  3. Oligoclonal Bands : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  4. Prednisolone (Predate) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 55 Generic
  5. Biotin (Vitamin H) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 13
  6. Morphine (MS Contin) : 2 studies in 7 results : FDA 37 Generic
  7. Spastic paraplegia 17 : 1 study in 8 results : IBA
  8. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  9. Type A Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum A Toxin) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 2
  10. Vitamins : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Spastic Paraparesis

  1. Neurologic Manifestations (Neurological Manifestations)
  2. Multiple Sclerosis
  3. Spinal Cord Ischemia
  4. Ataxia (Dyssynergia)
  5. Cataract (Cataracts)
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Key Therapies for Spastic Paraparesis

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  1. Injections : 1 outcome in 3 results
  2. Liver Transplantation : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Rhizotomy : 1 study in 4 results
  4. Decompression : 4 results
  5. Surgical Portasystemic Shunt (Portosystemic Shunt) : 3 results
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