Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets

NINDS Fact Sheets provide an overview of a variety of disorders, including common symptoms, methods of diagnosis, and available therapies. Learn more about NINDS-funded research focused on increasing scientific understanding of neurological disorders and stroke, and find sources of additional information, including patient organizations and other NIH Institutes and Centers.


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Fact Sheet

Arteriovenous Malformations and Other Vascular Lesions of the Central Nervous System Fact Sheet

Autism Spectrum Disorder Fact Sheet

Batten Disease Fact Sheet

Bell's Palsy Fact Sheet

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Fact Sheet

Cephalic Disorders Fact Sheet

Cerebral Aneurysms Fact Sheet

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Fact Sheet

Chiari Malformation Fact Sheet

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Fact Sheet

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Fact Sheet

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Fact Sheet for Healthcare Workers and Morticians

Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders Fact Sheet

Dystonias Fact Sheet

Febrile Seizures Fact Sheet

Friedreich's Ataxia Fact Sheet

Guillain-Barré Syndrome Fact Sheet

Hydrocephalus Fact Sheet

Inflammatory Myopathies Fact Sheet

Leukodystrophy Fact Sheet

Lipid Storage Diseases Fact Sheet

Low Back Pain Fact Sheet

Machado-Joseph Disease Fact Sheet

Meningitis and Encephalitis Fact Sheet

Mitochondrial Myopathy Fact Sheet

Motor Neuron Diseases Fact Sheet

Mucolipidoses Fact Sheet

Mucopolysaccharidoses Fact Sheet

Multiple System Atrophy Fact Sheet

Myasthenia Gravis Fact Sheet

Myoclonus Fact Sheet

Narcolepsy Fact Sheet

Neurofibromatosis Fact Sheet

Neurological Complications of AIDS Fact Sheet

Neurological Diagnostic Tests and Procedures Fact Sheet

Peripheral Neuropathy Fact Sheet

Post-Polio Syndrome Fact Sheet

Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Fact Sheet

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Fact Sheet

Restless Legs Syndrome Fact Sheet

Rett Syndrome Fact Sheet

Spina Bifida Fact Sheet

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Fact Sheet

Syringomyelia Fact Sheet

Tourette Syndrome Fact Sheet

Transverse Myelitis Fact Sheet

Tremor Fact Sheet

Trigeminal Neuralgia Fact Sheet

Tuberous Sclerosis Fact Sheet

Vasculitis Syndromes of the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems Fact Sheet