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Geographical clustering of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in South-East England: a population study.

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BACKGROUND: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a degenerative disease of motor neurons that causes progressive paralysis and eventually results in death from respiratory failure. Environmental factors that trigger ALS might result in a pattern of geographical clustering of cases. We tested this hypothesis using the South-East England ALS population register, which covers south-east London, Kent and parts of neighbouring counties. METHODS: The register's catchment area was divided into pos...

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10.1159/000177032

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Neuroepidemiology
Volume:
32
Issue:
2
Pages:
81-88
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1423-0208
ISSN:
0251-5350
URN:
uuid:daa94813-b30d-47f7-a156-31a27ab11c38
Source identifiers:
373934
Local pid:
pubs:373934

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