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What is the name of that spinal cord disease als?

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In brief: A few terms

Spinal muscular atrophy refers to a childhood disorder of motor nerve cells.
Primary lateral sclerosis is a focal form of ALS which can involve spinal cord. Primary muscular atrophy is another term indicative of a varying location, within cord, sparing upper nerve cells.

In brief: A few terms

Spinal muscular atrophy refers to a childhood disorder of motor nerve cells.
Primary lateral sclerosis is a focal form of ALS which can involve spinal cord. Primary muscular atrophy is another term indicative of a varying location, within cord, sparing upper nerve cells.
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
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In brief: Lou Gehrig's Disease

Amyotrophic lateralizing sclerosis.

In brief: Lou Gehrig's Disease

Amyotrophic lateralizing sclerosis.
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