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What is Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2?

What is Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2?

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2: 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 2 is characterized by childhood or adolescent onset of symptoms which progress very slowly over decades. It occurs in an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2: Introduction

Types of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2:

Broader types of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2:

How many people get Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2?

Prevalance of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2: familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 2 has been reported in only a few families, Genetics Home Reference website

How serious is Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2?

Prognosis of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2: slow progression of symptoms over decades
Complications of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2: see complications of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2

What causes Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2?

Causes of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2: see causes of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2

What are the symptoms of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2?

Symptoms of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2: see symptoms of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2

Complications of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2: see complications of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2

Onset of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2: early childhood or adolescence

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2.
Treatments for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2: see treatments for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2

Name and Aliases of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2

Main name of condition: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2

Other names or spellings for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2:

FALS 2, familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 2

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial type 2: Related Conditions

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