What are the sexual predilections of primary lateral sclerosis (PLS)?

Updated: Sep 06, 2019
  • Author: Carmel Armon, MD, MSc, MHS; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHCM, CPE, FAAPL  more...
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The female-to-male ratio in a report of 8 patients was 1:1. [2] However, only 1 of 9 patients reported by Younger et al in 1988 was female. [1] A more recent report [4] supports a 1:1 female to male ratio among 43 patients with PLS.


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