- Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have treated more than 400 people with this uncommon condition.
- Expertise. Mayo Clinic has neurologists who specialize in speech pathology and movement disorders. These specialists have experience identifying speech problems that are a very early feature of progressive supranuclear palsy, and distinguishing the condition from other movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease.
- Latest diagnostic tools. Mayo Clinic doctors use specialized MRI and positron emission tomography (PET) to diagnose progressive supranuclear palsy.
- New ideas. Mayo Clinic researchers are working to improve diagnosis and treatment of progressive supranuclear palsy. You have access to the expertise of Mayo's clinician-researchers.
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Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks #1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.
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At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
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