Conjugal motor neuron disease

David Chad, Hiroshi Mitsumoto, Lester S. Adelman, Walter G. Bradley, Theodore L. Munsat, Irving Zieper

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We describe a husband and wife with motor neuron disease. The woman had been ill for 10 years with predominantly upper motor neuron signs when her husband developed progressive muscular atrophy. This is the first known report of sporadic motor neuron disease occurring in both partners of a marriage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)306-307
Number of pages2
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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