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Mimics and chameleons in motor neurone disease.

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The progression of motor neurone disease (MND) is currently irreversible, and the grave implications of diagnosis naturally fuels concern among neurologists over missing a potential mimic disorder. There is no diagnostic test for MND but in reality there are few plausible mimics in routine clinical practice. In the presence of a progressive pure motor disorder, signs such as florid fasciculations, bilateral tongue wasting, the 'split hand', head drop, emotionality, and cognitive or behavioura...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Practical neurology
Volume:
13
Issue:
3
Pages:
153-164
Publication date:
2013-06-05
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EISSN:
1474-7766
ISSN:
1474-7758
URN:
uuid:40ee9448-e9ab-40bf-9211-740d6a5b530c
Source identifiers:
402101
Local pid:
pubs:402101

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