Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is not linked to multiple sclerosis in a population based study.

Abstract

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease characterised by progressive paralysis, leading to death from respiratory failure within 3–7 years. Approximately 5% of the cases are familial in nature, mostly inherited in an autosomal dominant mode. A relatively high rate of concurrence of ALS and multiple sclerosis (MS), a… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/jnnp-2012-304864

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