Motor neuron disease

What is Motor neuron disease?

In the plural (diseases) a generic term for a heterogenous group of disorders, all affecting motor neurons in the brain, spinal cord, or both, including spinal muscle atrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, progressive bulbar paralysis, and primary lateral sclerosis.

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Hello Doctor, I am suffering from Motor Neuron Disease . It affected only my right hand . My right-hand fingers are very week and there is a lot of...

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The motor neuron disease is associated with nerve related symptoms like muscle wasting and loss of strength. You...

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I had an EMG and NCV done by neuromuscular specialist one week ago tgst came back within normal limits.

I have pain, atrophy and weakness in my...

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Get an advice from neurosurgeon for surgery

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I have been experiencing fasciculations mainly in the calfs, but also in the feet, hands a little and yesterday very briefly in the chin. the GP...

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Motor neuron disease unlikely

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