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Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ALS

Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ALS

abbr.
1. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
2. autograph letters, signed
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

ALS

Abbreviation for:
acute lateral sclerosis
advanced life support (Medspeak-UK)
afferent loop syndrome
agglutinin-like sequence
air-leak syndrome
aldolase
alveolar-like structure
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
angiotensin-like substance
antilymphocyte serum
artificial liver support
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, see there, also
1. Advanced Life Support.
2. Alternate lifestyle, see there.
3. Antilymphocyte serum.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ALS

Abbreviation for antilymphocyte serum; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ALS

Abbreviation for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about ALS

Q. What are the presenting signs of ALS? Are the upper or lower extremeties affected initialilly?

A. The most common presenting sign of ALS is asymmetric limb weakness, usually starting with the hands (problems with pinching, writing, holding things etc.) shoulders (lifting arms above head etc.) or legs (problems walking).

Other presenting signs may be problems with speaking or swallowing, although these are less common.

You may read more here:
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/amyotrophiclateralsclerosis.html

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