Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy Follow-up

Updated: Dec 17, 2018
  • Author: Sombat Muengtaweepongsa, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Follow-up

Complications

Falls are the primary complications in the early stages of olivopontocerebellar atrophy (OPCA).

Aspiration pneumonia is more common in later stages of OPCA.

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Prognosis

Currently, no effective therapy is available for the neurodegenerative processes that constitute OPCA. Clinically, only supportive care can be given to patients with this progressive disease.

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