Example sentences for: amyotrophic

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  • Some processes are named for early reporters, as is Graves, and some for victims as Lou Gehrig (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), usually without their permission or even awareness.

  • 1 and 1q12, respectively [ 8 ] . These loci overlap with the genomic regions containing the genes for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 5 (ALS5) and limb girdle muscular dystrophy 1B (LGMD1B), respectively [ 22 23 ] . We characterized these tropomodulin genomic loci for use in mutational analysis.

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is an age-dependent neurodegenerative disease that causes progressive motoneuron degeneration, skeletal muscle atrophy, paralysis and death [ 1 2 3 ] . Although clinically indistinguishable, the majority of cases are sporadic (SALS) and approximately 10 % are due to inherited causes (familial ALS or FALS).

  • The cases in question both occur in Micronesia: a concentration of congenital achromatopsia on Pingelap, one of the Caroline Islands; and the occurrence among a stratum of the population of Guam of a disease called lytico-bodig, which can take forms resembling Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ("Lou Gehrig's disease"), or Alzheimer's disease--or two or all three in combination.


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