review | amyotrophic lateral sclerosis


Motor neuron disease is not seen very often on the wards, but when you do see it, it’s unforgettable. How much do you know about it though?

ALS, often called Lou Gehrig disease in the US, makes up part of motor neuron disease, and has a classical neurological examination. What makes the clinical side of things more important though is the lack of a laboratory or radiological diagnostic test – which means it all rests with you. 

Now you’re going to want to know more – and the Lancet has a seminar for you, here


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