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Background: understanding motor neuron disease

Kevin Talbot, Turner Martin R., Rachael Marsden and Rachel Botell

in Motor Neuron Disease

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Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780199547364
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753275 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199547364.003.01

Series: Oxford Care Manuals

Background: understanding motor neuron disease

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A note on terminology Brief historical background The nature of MND: one disease or many? Epidemiology Neuropathology Animal models of motor neuron disease Summary of proposed pathological mechanisms in ALS

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Subjects: Neurology ; Sensory and Motor Systems ; Disorders of the Nervous System

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