Clinical aspects of ALS in Gulf War Veterans

@article{Kasarskis2009ClinicalAO,
  title={Clinical aspects of ALS in Gulf War Veterans},
  author={E. Kasarskis and J. Lindquist and C. Coffman and S. Grambow and J. Feussner and K. Allen and E. Oddone and Kimberly A Kamins and R. Horner and Als Gulf War Clinical Review Team},
  journal={Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis},
  year={2009},
  volume={10},
  pages={35 - 41}
}
  • E. Kasarskis, J. Lindquist, +7 authors Als Gulf War Clinical Review Team
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • The increased incidence of ALS in military veterans of the first Persian Gulf War raised speculation that they may have a ‘Persian Gulf’ variant of ALS with atypical clinical features. Medical records of military veterans with ALS, previously identified in our epidemiological study, were evaluated for clinical features (age and site of onset, race, unexplained atypical findings) and ventilator-free survival. Comparisons between deployed versus non-deployed cohorts were made with deployment… CONTINUE READING

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