The clinical course of progressive bulbar palsy.

@article{Karam2010TheCC,
  title={The clinical course of progressive bulbar palsy.},
  author={Chafic Y. Karam and Stephen N. Scelsa and Daniel J L Macgowan},
  journal={Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis : official publication of the World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Motor Neuron Diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={
          364-8
        }
}
Our objective was to study the clinical course of patients diagnosed with progressive bulbar palsy (PBP). We reviewed all 392 medical records of ALS patients seen between 1 January 2000 and 31 July 2007. Patients with isolated PBP at presentation were selected and classified into those with normal EMG of the limbs (PBP-N) and those with active denervation on EMG (PBP-A). We studied the time to progression of these patients to ALS. We compared patients with PBP-N to patients with PBP-A. Fifteen… CONTINUE READING
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