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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 8

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 8: Introduction

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 8: 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 8 is characterized by adult onset and relatively slow progression of symptoms. It occurs in an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 8 is available below.

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Prognosis for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 8: slow progression of symptoms over a few years or even decades

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  1. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 8: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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