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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 6

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 6: Introduction

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 6: A generally fatal, inherited progressive disease where destruction of motor nerves in the spinal cord and brain stem cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. Type 6 is characterized adult onset of symptoms with progression varying between 1 and 20 years. It occurs in an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 6 is available below.

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Prognosis for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 6: progression of symptoms is hugely variable: 1-20 years

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  1. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 6: Introduction
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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
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  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
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