Spastic Paraplegia Type 11

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Spastic paraplegia type 11 is part of a group of hereditary disorders called hereditary spastic paraplegias. Facility spastic paraplegias influence the framework or functioning of the brain and the outer nervous system, which contains nerves attaching the brain and spinal cord to muscles and sensory cells that identify sensations such as touch, pain, heat, and noise. Spastic paraplegia type 11 is a complex hereditary spastic paraplegia. Like all hereditary spastic paraplegias, spastic paraplegia type 11 includes spasticity of the leg muscular tissues and muscle mass weakness. In virtually all individuals with this type of spastic paraplegia, the tissue connecting the left and right fifty percents of the brain is unusually thin. People with this type of spastic paraplegia can additionally experience feeling numb, tingling, or pain in the legs and arms; disturbance in the nerves used for muscle mass movement; intellectual disability; exaggerated reflexes of the lower limbs; speech problems; minimized bladder control; and muscular tissue losing. Many features of spastic paraplegia type 11 are progressive.

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