How is Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker disease (GSS) treated?

There is no cure for Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker disease (GSS), nor are there any known treatments to slow the progression of the disease. Current therapies are aimed at alleviating the symptoms and making the patient as comfortable as possible.

This answer is based on source information from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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