Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Als) And Other Motor Neuron Diseases (Mnds)

(Lou Gehrig’s disease, Lou Gehrig’s disease; Charcot’s disease) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other motor neuron diseases are characterized by a continuous, relentless, progressive degeneration of corticospinal tracts, anterior horn cells, bulbar motor nuclei or a combination thereof. The symptoms vary in severity and can muscle weakness and atrophy, fasciculations, emotional lability, and paresis include the respiratory muscles. The diagnosis includes studies of nerve conduction, electromyography and the exclusion of other…

September 3, 2018
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