Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
ALS Coronal.jpg
This MRI (parasagittal FLAIR) demonstrates increased T2 signal within the posterior pairt o the internal capsule an can be tracked tae the subcortical white matter o the motor cortex, ootlinin the corticospinal tract, consistent wi the clinical diagnosis o ALS. However, typically MRI imagin is unremarkable in a patient wi ALS.
Clessification an freemit resoorces
Specialty neurology
ICD-10 G12.2
ICD-9-CM 335.20
OMIM 105400
DiseasesDB 29148
MedlinePlus 000688
eMedicine neuro/14 emerg/24 pmr/10
Patient UK Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
MeSH D000690

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)—an aa referred tae as motor neurone disease (MND), Charcot disease, an, in the Unitit States, Lou Gehrig's disease—is a neurodegenerative disease wi various causes.