The risk to relatives of patients with sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Abstract

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a neurodegenerative disease of motor neurons with a median survival of 2 years. Most patients have no family history of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, but current understanding of such diseases suggests there should be an increased risk to relatives. Furthermore, it is a common question to be asked by patients and relatives… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/brain/awr248

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