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Is ALS hereditary?

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Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Can be

Fals - familial is rare, less than 10%.
90% are sporadic sals with unknown cause. There are some generic tests available.

In brief: Can be

Fals - familial is rare, less than 10%.
90% are sporadic sals with unknown cause. There are some generic tests available.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Dr. Slade Suchecki
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In brief: Occasionally

10% of all ALS cases can be labeled as familial, and 25% of these have genetic encoding issues with copper/zinc superoxide dismutase.
90% of all cases are clearly sporadic of unknown causation.

In brief: Occasionally

10% of all ALS cases can be labeled as familial, and 25% of these have genetic encoding issues with copper/zinc superoxide dismutase.
90% of all cases are clearly sporadic of unknown causation.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: See alsa.org

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In brief: See alsa.org

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Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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