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Does lou gehrig's disease affect men only?

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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: No

The disease affects men more often, but women make up 40% of the cases.

In brief: No

The disease affects men more often, but women make up 40% of the cases.
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology

In brief: No

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als) is an equal opportunity scourge.
Genetic contributions are often dominant but also usually result of random mutations. It is not sex-linked.

In brief: No

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als) is an equal opportunity scourge.
Genetic contributions are often dominant but also usually result of random mutations. It is not sex-linked.
Dr. Edward Smith
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