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By Hiroshi Mitsumoto, Serge Przedborski, Paul H. Gordon

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With state-of-the-art contributions from the world over well-known specialists and box pioneers, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is the definitive consultant to the topic. Formatted in an simply available demeanour, with summaries of key issues on the finish of every bankruptcy, this advisor covers all of the crucial info clinicians require for day-by-day perform, in addition to offering a reader-friendly method of each point of ALS with special sections at the scientific beneficial properties of ailment, translational examine, sufferer care and administration, and rising remedies.

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Duchenne GBA. Arch Gen Med (Paris) 1868; 11:5–25, 179–209, 305–312, 421–443, 552–588. 12. Wechsler IS. Jean martin charcot. In: Haymaker W, Schiller F, eds. The Founders of Neurology. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas, 1970. 13. Rowland LP. How amyotrophic lateral sclerosis got its name. The clinical-pathologic genius of Jean-Martin Charcot. Arch Neurol 2001; 58:512–515. 14. Goetz CG. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: early contributions of Jean-Martin Charcot. Muscle Nerve 2000; 23:336–343. 15. Charcot J-M.

26. Lance JW. The babinski sign. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2002; 73:360–362. 27. Goetz CG, Bonduelle M, Gelfand T. Jean-Martin Charcot: Constructing Neurology. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. 28. Babinski J. Sur le reflexe cutane plantaire dans certains affections organiques du systeme nerveux central. C R Soc Biol 1896; 48:207–208. 29. Babinski J. De l’abduction des orteils (signe de l’ eventail). Rev Neurol (Paris) 1903; 11:728–729. 30. Massey WE, Sanders L. Babinski’s sign in medieval, renaissance and baroque art.

He published his early work on Faradic currents in a book De L’e´lectrisation Localise´e (10). Duchenne gained prominence in neurology because of his work on muscle disorders. He identified pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy as a primary muscle disease (11), invented the ‘‘harpoon’’ (tissue punch) that he employed to perform percutaneous muscle biopsies, and made original descriptions of photography in muscle histopathology, tabetic locomotor ataxia, and poliomyelitis, among others. Late in life, he concentrated more on the nervous system, particularly on histology.

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