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Horizontal Gaze Palsy with Progressive Scoliosis

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What is the definition of Horizontal Gaze Palsy with Progressive Scoliosis?

Horizontal gaze palsy with progressive scoliosis (HGPPS) is a rare disorder that affects vision and also causes an abnormal curvature of the spine (scoliosis). People with this condition are unable to move their eyes side-to-side (horizontally) and must turn their head instead of moving their eyes t ...

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What are the alternative names for Horizontal Gaze Palsy with Progressive Scoliosis?

  • Progressive external ophthalmoplegia and scoliosis
  • HGPPS
  • Gaze palsy, horizontal, with progressive scoliosis
  • Gaze Palsy, Familial Horizontal, With Progressive Scoliosis

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