primary lateral sclerosis

Acronym: 
PLS
Definition: 
A progressive neurological disease in which the upper motor nerve cells deteriorate. If the lower motor neurons are not affected within two years, the disease usually remains a purely upper motor disease. Click here for a primer about "What is Primary Lateral Sclerosis?"; originally created by the MND Association.Other PLS Related Resources:
  • PLS Online Support Group - ideal for individuals wanting to learn more about PLS, or for individuals wanting to chat with others that have been affected by PLS (patients with PLS, caregivers of people with PLS, friends and family of people with PLS).
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