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What is Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1?

What is Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1?

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1: 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 1 is characterized by adult onset and relatively fast progression of symptoms. It usually occurs in an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1: Introduction

Types of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1:

Broader types of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1:

How serious is Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1?

Prognosis of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1: rapid progression of symptoms with death from respiratory failure usually occurring between 3 and 5 years after onset of symptoms
Complications of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1: see complications of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1

What causes Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1?

Causes of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1: see causes of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1

What are the symptoms of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1?

Symptoms of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1: see symptoms of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1

Complications of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1: see complications of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1

Onset of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1: usually 4th - 6th decade

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1.
Treatments for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1: see treatments for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1

Name and Aliases of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1

Main name of condition: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1

Other names or spellings for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1:

FALS 1, familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 1

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 1: Related Conditions

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