Involvement of Onuf's nucleus in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

  title={Involvement of Onuf's nucleus in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis},
  author={Tameko Kihira and Sohei Yoshida and Fumio Yoshimasu and Ikuro Wakayama and Yoshiro Yase},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
The Onufrowicz (Onuf's) nuclei from eight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) cases and nine neurological control cases were studied histologically and morphometrically. To clarify the factors relating to the involvement of the Onuf's nucleus in ALS, we correlated the relationships among the age at death, clinical duration, morphometric findings for Onuf's neurons, and neuronal numbers in the posteroposterolateral (PPL) nuclei in the ALS cases with those in neurological controls… CONTINUE READING


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