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Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Department of Health written question – answered on 15th March 2016.

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Photo of George Howarth George Howarth Labour, Knowsley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people have been diagnosed with progressive supranuclear palsy in each of the last five years; and how many such people were (a) women and (b) men aged (i) under 18, (ii) between 18 and 45, (iii) between 45 and 65 and (iv) over 65.

Photo of George Freeman George Freeman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

NHS England does not collect this data centrally. Progressive supranuclear palsy is uncommon and is rare below the age of 60. It can be diagnosed by any neurologist and requires no special tests. The diagnosis is purely clinical.

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