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Clinicopathological features of primary lateral sclerosis are different from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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Primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) bears close resemblance to cases of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) presenting with spasticity, but histopathological studies have shown significant difference between the two conditions. When the lower motor neurons in cases of ALS and PLS are compared with the equivalent cells of control subjects, morphometric studies indicate significantly decreased size and increased convexity (rounding) of the cell bodies only in ALS. In both disorders there is loss or...

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Journal:
Brain research bulletin More from this journal
Volume:
30
Issue:
3-4
Pages:
359-364
Publication date:
1993-01-01
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EISSN:
1873-2747
ISSN:
0361-9230
Language:
English
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pubs:35865
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uuid:0990e469-bd5d-48c7-9f74-8c16524832d4
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35865
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2012-12-19

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