CNS Pathology: Spinal cord: Motor neurone disease

01 August 2011
Presented by Sebastian Lucas


Motor neuron disease


A 1977 autopsy specimen from a 47 year old female. For 5 years she had had progressive leg weakness, inco-ordination of the arms, difficulty speaking and swallowing, but was mentally lucid throughout. She died of pneumonia following aspiration of food.


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