Journal article icon

Journal article

Genetic screening in sporadic ALS and FTD

Abstract:

The increasing complexity of the genetic landscape in ALS and FTD presents a signifi-cant resource and physician training challenge. At least 10% of those diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or frontotemporal dementia (FTD) are known to carry an autosomal dominant genetic mutation. There is no consensus on what constitutes a positive family history, and ascertainment is unreliable for many reasons. However, symptomatic individuals often wish to understand as much as possible ab...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1136/jnnp-2017-315995

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing
Journal:
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
88
Issue:
12
Pages:
1042-1044
Publication date:
2017-06-21
Acceptance date:
2017-05-22
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:696721
UUID:
uuid:d5ebafeb-3470-4b3e-9a2d-340eb3a09455
Local pid:
pubs:696721
Source identifiers:
696721
Deposit date:
2017-05-24

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP