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 Parkinson's Disease 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
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
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