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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2022, 4(7); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2022.040703.

Sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a case report and literature review


Yin Hang1, Dong Bo2, Yang Feng2, Yuan Puwei2, Kang Wulin2, Liu Deyu2

Corresponding Author:
Dong Bo

1The First School of Clinical Medicine, Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712046, China

2Department of Osteopathology, Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang 712000, China


To summarize the clinical features of a case of sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (SALS), improve the ability of early diagnosis and differential diagnosis, and summarize the treatment experience. [Methods] The clinical data of a case of sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (SALS) in our hospital were analyzed, and the diagnosis and treatment experience was summarized according to its history, clinical manifestations, and imaging and electromyogram manifestations, combined with relevant literature reports at home and abroad. [Results] After comprehensive treatment, the patient was in stable condition and discharged without any progress. After discharge, the patient continued to follow up. Although the systemic symptoms progressed, the degree was slight. [Conclusion] The etiology and pathogenesis of SALS are very complex, and the disease continues to progress. At present, there is no particularly effective treatment for this kind of disease. Comprehensive treatment can be adopted to control the development of the disease, so as to better improve the quality of life and survival rate of patients.


Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Loose hair; Case analysis; combined treatment

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Yin Hang, Dong Bo, Yang Feng, Yuan Puwei, Kang Wulin, Liu Deyu. Sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a case report and literature review. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 7: 13-15. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2022.040703.


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