information on orphan neurological symptoms and conditions

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This website has been put together by Neurologists from the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh


The purpose of the website is to provide better information to patients and GPs about common 'orphan' neurological conditions which may not be well represented by patient organisations and which may be hard to get clear information on.


Please click on the bars across the top to see a list of conditions









Prof Jon Stone

Dr Kate Ahmad

Dr Peter Fernandes

Dr Susan Anderson


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This website has been produced to help patients and their doctors obtain better information about common neurological problems which are not represented by charitable organisations. 

It is not designed for patients to make a diagnosis.


Please do not use the website to diagnose yourself and always consult with your own medical practitioner if you are concerned about a particular symptom.

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