Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Bjorn E Oskarsson, Yvonne D. Rollins, Steven P. Ringel

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Neurology: A Clinical Approach
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages199-202
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781405157384
DOIs
StatePublished - May 18 2010

Keywords

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), fatal neurodegenerative disease affecting upper and lower motor neurons
  • Autosomal dominant familial ALS
  • Clinical and pathological overlap - between ALS and most common subgroup of frontotemporal dementia with MND-type inclusions
  • Disease with focal or asymmetric weakness in any region - along neuroaxis
  • Imaging the brain and spinal regions - clinically affected, being helpful
  • Motor neuron disease (MND)
  • Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) - in signs of nocturnal hypercapnia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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Oskarsson, B. E., Rollins, Y. D., & Ringel, S. P. (2010). Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. In International Neurology: A Clinical Approach (pp. 199-202). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444317008.ch52