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Unformatted text preview: o Incontinence (due to being unable to get to the toilet in time) o Dyspnoea (due to loss of voluntary control of the muscles of breathing) o Pain (due by being forced to sit or lay in an uncomfortable position) There are four main types of MND:- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) o The most common form of MND caused by degeneration of both Upper and Lower Motor Neurones Progressive Bulbar Palsy (PBP) o Also caused by degeneration of both Upper and Lower Motor Neurones of Cranial Nerves IX, X and XII Primary Lateral Sclerosis (PLS) o A less common form MND in which only Upper Motor Neurones degenerate Progressive Muscular Atrophy (PMA) o This occurs when Lower Motor Neurones are affected...
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- Fall '10
- Anthropology, muscle atrophy, Motor neurone disease, Atrophy