What is it about?

Clinical and laboratory exam to recognize motor neuron disease with certain agreed expert suggested criteria Agreement was higher after direct examination of the patients there was a certain diagnosis

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Why is it important?

Many other disorders overlap in clinical use.This diagnosis has a great impact on patient family and caregivers.


Many of these criteria will be used ,some will need revision after further clinical studies.

Prof Corrado Angelini
Universita degli Studi di Padova Polo Bibliotecario di Scienze Farmacologia e Scienze Farmaceutiche

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This page is a summary of: Reliability of the El Escorial Diagnostic Criteria for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Neuroepidemiology, January 2002, Karger Publishers,
DOI: 10.1159/000065524.
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