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Sporadic juvenile amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8237515     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with onset at 18 years of age and death one year after is reported. Only 8 other cases with such an early onset (and the typical clinical and pathological features of ALS) have been reported in the literature. Resemblances between these cases and adult ALS are pointed out, but since all knowledge about their etiology is lacking, the relationship between them remains unclear.
G Marconi; O Ronchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurologica     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0001-6276     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurol (Napoli)     Publication Date:  1993 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-12-13     Completed Date:  1993-12-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421100     Medline TA:  Acta Neurol (Napoli)     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Florence.
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MeSH Terms
Age of Onset
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis / etiology,  physiopathology*
Demyelinating Diseases
Fatal Outcome
Motor Neurons / physiology
Movement Disorders / physiopathology
Muscular Atrophy / physiopathology*
Neurofilament Proteins / physiology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Neurofilament Proteins

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