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Anterior horn disease

Anterior horn disease: Introduction

Anterior horn disease: Any of a group of diseases that affect the anterior horn cells which make up part of the spinal cord. The anterior horn contains motor neurons which primarily affect the axial muscles. Symptoms will vary depending on the specific disease involved. Examples of such diseases includes Werdnig-Hoffmann disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, spinal muscular atrophy, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, progressive muscular atrophy and polyiomyelitis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Anterior horn disease is available below.

Symptoms of Anterior horn disease

  • Symptoms of Werdnig-Hoffmann disease
  • Symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Symptoms of spinal muscular atrophy
  • Symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
  • Symptoms of progressive muscular atrophy
  • more symptoms...»

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Anterior horn disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Anterior horn disease

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Definitions of Anterior horn disease:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Anterior horn disease as a "rare disease".
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  1. Anterior horn disease: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
 

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