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What are the causes of spastic paraparesis ?

What are the causes of spastic paraparesis ?

Youth:
• Trauma.
• Multiple sclerosis.
• Friedreich's ataxia.
• HIV.

Adults':
• Multiple sclerosis.
• HIV (Neurology 1989; 39: 892).
• Trauma (motor vehicle or diving accident).
• Spinal cord tumour (meningioma, neuroma).
• Motor neuron disease.
• Syringomyelia.
• Subacute combined degeneration of the cord (associated peripheral neuropathy).
• Tabes dorsalis.
• Transverse myelitis.
• Familial spastic paraplegia.

Elderly:
• Osteoarthritis of the cervical spine.
• Vitamin deficiency.
• Metastatic carcinoma.
• Anterior spinal artery thrombosis.
• Atherosclerosis of spinal cord vasculature.

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