primary lateral sclerosis


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primary lateral sclerosis

[′prī‚mer·ē ′lad·ə·rəl sklə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
A sclerotic disease of the crossed pyramidal tracts of the spinal cord, characterized by paralysis of the limbs, with rigidity, increased tendon reflexes, and absence of sensory and nutritive disorders. Also known as lateral sclerosis.
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2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spastic Paraplegia Foundation (SPF) is kicking off the first Congressionally-designated Primary Lateral Sclerosis (PLS) Awareness Month, part of a national effort to bring attention to PLS, a debilitating condition that affects tens of thousands of families across the United States.
org/) is a national not-for-profit dedicated to raising funds and finding a cure for Primary Lateral Sclerosis (PLS) and Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP).
Insmed also announced that the Italian authorities have authorized the use of and reimbursement for SomatoKine(R) in the treatment of a patient with Primary Lateral Sclerosis (PLS), a rare life debilitating neuromuscular disorder.

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