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Epidemiology of Motor Neuron Disease

  • K. Kondo

Abstract

Epidemiology can give fundamental information about the frequency and other determinants of disease, including biological, geographical, and sociological risk factors. These data may give clues regarding both aetiology and prevention. In this chapter current epidemiological data on motor neuron disease are reviewed in relation to ideas concerning possible causation of the disease.

Keywords

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Motor Neuron Standardise Mortality Ratio Motor Neuron Disease Mariana Island 
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