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Flashcards in Motor Neuron Disease Deck (7):
1

What is MND?

Untreatable and rapidly progressing neurodegenerative condition

2

What are features of MND?

Muscle weakness
speach, swallowing, breathing

3

What are ALS varients?

Flail Arm Syndrome
Flail Leg Syndrome
Primary Lateral Sclerosis
Focal Distant Spinal Muscular Dystrophy
Kennedy's Disease (SMA Varient)

4

What are the upper motor neuron signs?

Spasticity
Babinski sign
Bulbar signs

5

What are the Bulbar UMN signs?

Exaggerated snout reflex
Clonic jaw jerk
Emotional liability
Forced jawning

6

What is a gene involved in MND?

TDP43

7

What are LMN signs?

Muscle wasting
Fascillations