lower motor neurone


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lower motor neurone

; LMN nerve cell bodies within ventral horn of spinal cord (where they synapse with axons of upper motor neurones); LMN axons extend distally within mixed nerves, innervating peripheral musculature
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There are four main types of MND and each affects people in different ways: * Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) This is the most common form, with both upper and lower motor neurone involvement.
Presenting complaints are the result of upper motor neurone degeneration (hyper-reflexia, spasticity) or lower motor neurone degeneration (weakness, atrophy and fasciculations), and the diagnosis rests on documenting features of both, as well as the progressive nature of the disease (3).
I'm in the lucky position of having Progressive Muscular Atrophy - it's a rare form of MND with purely lower motor neurone signs.
MND is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks the upper and lower motor neurones.
SMARD is a severe, inherited neuromuscular condition that affects nerve cells in the spinal cord called lower motor neurones.
ABOUT MND MOTOR Neurone Disease is a progressive neuro-degenerative disease that attacks the upper and lower motor neurones.

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