A 51-year-old member asked:
My grandma has als, what does that mean for me?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Atif Haque answered
17 years experience in Neurosurgery
probably nothing: Less than 10% of ALS cases are familial. The vast majority are sporadic. Most familial cases are autosomal dominant, so you would probably expect other family members to have it. It can rarely be recessive.
Answered on Jan 12, 2015
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