PBP and Chronic anterior horn cell disease

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shankar.yes

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My mom has been diagnosed with PBP this month. She is 64. My question is the doc has also written on her EMG report that she has chronic anterior horn cell disease. Are both PBP and horn cell disease same?

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Anterior horn
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The term Anterior horn can refer to two separate anatomical structures within the central nervous system:

The Anterior horn of lateral ventricle
The Anterior horn of the spinal cord

in mnd the spinal cord including (bulbar) brainstem is involved and anterior horn desease in pbp,pma,als is lmn involvement.
 
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