ALS Inheritance

Lets say he has the genetic type.  What is the chance that his daughter will get the gene?  How about his son?   There is a 50% chance that each child has inherited it from their father.

ALS Inheritance2016-08-15T14:18:21+00:00


Which muscle fibers are affected with aging?   Type II muscle fibers are also affected with the muscle loss of aging.


Ulnar compression

What about zone 1 and zone 3?   Zone 1 typically only has sensory and motor involvement and zone 3 typically only has sensory involvement.  Refer to the above link for locations of the different zones.

Ulnar compression2020-03-20T12:42:22+00:00


What part of the spinal cord does Polio typically affect?   The virus usually replicates in the anterior horn cells damaging the motor neurons at this location.

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