Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: New Perpectives and Update

Abstract

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Charcot's disease or Lou Gehrig's disease, is a term used to cover the spetrum of syndromes caracterized by progressive degeneration of motor neurons, a paralytic disorder caused by motor neuron degeneration. Currently, there are approximately 25,000 patients with ALS in the USA, with an average age of onset of 55 years… (More)
DOI: 10.4081/ni.2015.5885

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