Definition of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in English:

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Line breaks: amyo|troph¦ic lat|eral scler|osis

noun

  • another term for Lou Gehrig's disease.
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    • Patients with alcoholism, drug abuse, cancer, multiple sclerosis, psychosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, parkinsonism, Down syndrome, liver or kidney disease, epilepsy and stroke were excluded from the study.
    • The differential diagnosis includes any condition that can result in myelopathy, such as multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and masses (such as metastatic tumors) that press on the spinal cord.
    • Other conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and tumors on the spinal cord, can cause similar symptoms.

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