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Letters to the Editor
August 1998

Presymptomatic Hypertension in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Arch Neurol. 1998;55(8):1153-1154. doi:

We read with interest the article by Ghika and Bogousslavsky1 who found that 80% of their patients diagnosed as having progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) had presymptomatic hypertension, suggesting that this might be a major feature in the diagnosis of PSP. However, we have not been able to confirm this finding in the setting of a multicenter case-control study of patients affected by PSP, designed to discern environmental and genetic factors possibly accounting for the pathogenesis of this disorder.2

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