Atypical Parkinsonism: MSA, PSP & Genetic Parkinson’s Disease

This Disease Knowledge Page provides reference information on care of atypical parkinsonism: multiple system atrophy and progressive supranuclear palsy.

Information and knowledge that has been developed or endorsed by ERN-RND is found in the blue boxes.

Care Standards - Diagnosis

Diagnostic flowchart for atypical parkinsonism and genetic PD

Diagnosis of atypical parkinsonism for general neurologists/practitioners

Care Standards - Clinical Rating Scales

MDS-UPDRS: Clinical rating scales for Genetic Parkinson's Disease

UMSARS: Clinical rating scales for Multiple System Atrophy

PSPRS: Clinical rating scales for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy



MSA leaflet

PSP leaflet

Patient Registries to which ERN-RND members contribute

Further useful links, training resources, evidence and publications

Patient information

Please note that this section includes useful information from a variety of sources provided by ERN-RND members but which hasn’t been endorsed by ERN-RND.