Electrical injury and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a systematic review of the literature.

@article{Abhinav2007ElectricalIA,
  title={Electrical injury and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Kumar Abhinav and Ammar Al-Chalabi and Tibor Hortob{\'a}gyi and Peter Nigel Leigh},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={78 5},
  pages={450-3}
}
Electrical injury may act as a potential precipitating or risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). A systematic review of the literature was undertaken to assess the relationship between electrical injury and the development of ALS. Information for the review was obtained using five medical databases, and from manual searching of individual papers. Patients presenting with a neurological syndrome after electrical injury, including lightning, were included and classified into four… CONTINUE READING