Many neurological disorders and syndromes have very long and windy names. To bypass these tongue-twisting appellations, neurologists have become adept at coming up with great and catchy acronyms.
Many neurological acronyms are very short, for example multiple sclerosis (MS), and Parkinson’s disease (PD). Some are slightly longer, with three or four letters, for example frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and Lambert Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS).
The best acronyms however are the longest and most convoluted. Below is a digest of 30 neurological disorders with acronyms at least 5 letters long. How many are you familiar with? Follow the links to discover the disease behind the acronym!