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Progressive hemiparesis (Mills syndrome) with aphasia in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Abstract:

The onset of motor symptoms in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is strikingly focal. In three-quarters of cases, weakness emerges unilaterally in one limb, typically spreading contiguously over months to become bilateral.(1) An extremely rare clinical syndrome of upper motor neuron-predominant, progressive hemiparesis was first described by American neurologist Charles Karsner Mills (1845-1930).(2) More typical ALS shares a common histopathologic signature with frontotemporal dementia (FTD...

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Butterworth, R More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Publisher:
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Journal:
Neurology
Volume:
82
Issue:
5
Pages:
457-458
Publication date:
2014-02-05
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
URN:
uuid:bc10f3cd-7b76-4967-834c-92d22b9a7bfc
Source identifiers:
444056
Local pid:
pubs:444056

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