Atypical Forms of Familial Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

  • N. Gregoire
  • G. Serratrice
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 209)


This report describes four cases of familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Familial ALS is usually considered to be rare: Hudson[l] referring to the review of Kurland and Mulder[2] listed only 61 families (270 cases) reported in the literature since 1955, while Emery and Holloway in a recent review[3] detailed 48 reported studies.


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Spinal Muscular Atrophy Club Foot Motor Neuron Disease Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Gregoire
    • 1
  • G. Serratrice
    • 1
  1. 1.Service des affections Neuro-MusculairesCentre Hospitalo Universitaire la TimoneMarseilleFrance

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