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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@inproceedings{Hanby2011TheRT, title={The risk to relatives of patients with sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis}, author={Martha F. Hanby and Kirsten M. Scott and William J. Scotton and Lokesh C. Wijesekera and Thomas K Mole and Catherine E. Ellis and P. Nigel Leigh and Christopher E. Shaw and Ammar Al-Chalabi}, booktitle={Brain : a journal of neurology}, year={2011} }