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Related to amyotrophic: sclerosis


Relating to muscular atrophy.
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Relating to muscular atrophy.
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, amyotrophia (a?mi?o'tro-fe) (a?mi?o'tro'fe-a) [ ¹an- + myotrophy]
Muscular atrophy. amyotrophic (-trof'ik, -tro'fik), adjective

monomelic amyotrophy

Abbreviation: MMA
A pure movement disorder characterized by degeneration and death of motor neurons, resulting in atrophy of a limb, typically one arm.
Synonym: Hirayama syndrome

neuralgic amyotrophy

Idiopathic brachial plexopathy.

progressive spinal amyotrophia

Progressive muscular atrophy.
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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating progressive neurological disease for which there is no cure.
The company said clinical data demonstrate that neural stem cells are safe in Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injury, stroke, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, age-related macular degeneration, myelination disorders, and lysosomal storage disorders.
NSI-566 is a stem cell therapy being tested for treatment of paralysis in stroke, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and chronic spinal cord injury (cSCI).
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