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
Specialtyneurology
ICD-10G12.2
ICD-9-CM335.20
OMIM105400
DiseasesDB29148
MedlinePlus000688
eMedicineneuro/14 emerg/24 pmr/10
Patient UKAmyotrophic lateral sclerosis
MeSHD000690

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.