Which neurologic disorders are associated with spasticity?

Updated: Jun 28, 2019
  • Author: Krupa Pandey, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Answer

Spasticity is associated with some very common neurologic disorders, including the following:

  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)

  • Stroke

  • Cerebral palsy

  • Spinal cord and brain injuries

  • Neurodegenerative diseases affecting the upper motor neuron, pyramidal, and extrapyramidal pathways


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