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sclerosis

 [sklĕ-ro´sis]
an induration or hardening, especially of a part from inflammation, or in disease of the interstitial substance. The term is used chiefly for such a hardening of the nervous system due to hyperplasia of the connective tissue or for hardening of the blood vessels. Called also induration. adj., adj sclerot´ic.
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis see amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
arteriolar sclerosis arteriolosclerosis.
disseminated sclerosis multiple sclerosis.
familial centrolobar sclerosis a progressive familial form of leukoencephalopathy marked by nystagmus, ataxia, tremor, parkinsonian facies, dysarthria, and mental deterioration.
focal glomerular sclerosis focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.
glomerular sclerosis glomerulosclerosis.
hippocampal sclerosis loss of neurons in the region of the hippocampus, with gliosis; sometimes seen in epilepsy.
lateral sclerosis a form seated in the lateral columns of the spinal cord. It may be primary, with spastic paraplegia, rigidity of the limbs, and increase of the tendon reflexes but no sensory disturbances, or secondary to myelitis, with paraplegia and sensory disturbance.
medial calcific sclerosis (Mönckeberg's sclerosis) Mönckeberg's arteriosclerosis.
multiple sclerosis see multiple sclerosis.
systemic sclerosis systemic scleroderma.
tuberous sclerosis a congenital heredofamilial disease, transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait, characterized principally by the presence of hamartomas of the brain (tubers), retina (phakomas), and viscera, mental retardation, seizures, and adenoma sebaceum, and often associated with other skin lesions.

lateral sclerosis

Sclerosis of the lateral column of the spinal cord.
See: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
See also: sclerosis
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GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, has released its new report, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Therapeutics - Pipeline Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2018.
Herantis Pharma, a Finland-based pharmaceutical company, has received positive opinion from the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products on the application of orphan drug designation of recombinant human Cerebral Dopamine Neurotrophic Factor intended for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, it was reported yesterday.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Global Clinical Trials Review, Q1, 2011 provides data on the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis clinical trial scenario.
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