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Is lou gehrig's disease hereditary?

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In brief: 10% of the time

Familial ALS is a small fraction, as 90% are sporadic, and about a quarter of the familial cases involve genetic encoding of copper/zinc superoxide dismutase.

In brief: 10% of the time

Familial ALS is a small fraction, as 90% are sporadic, and about a quarter of the familial cases involve genetic encoding of copper/zinc superoxide dismutase.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Some are

Research shows that about 5% of cases are hereditary.

In brief: Some are

Research shows that about 5% of cases are hereditary.
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