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NINDS Disorders is an index of neurological conditions provided by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. This valuable tool offers detailed descriptions, facts on treatment and prognosis, and patient organization contact information for over 500 identified neurological disorders.


It is our goal to provide to you and your family a comprehensive and trustworthy "one-stop" resource for answers to your most pressing questions about neurologic disorders.

The following list of more than 250 disorders contains valuable information from the American Academy of Neurology and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke about symptoms, diagnoses, treatment options, causes, prognosis, and research. You will also find personal stories from Neurology Now®, AAN Practice Guideline summaries, Neurology® Patient Pages, AAN press releases, contact information for other associated health organizations, and more.