Glossary of ALS-Related Medical and Scientific Terms
(Presented by The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter)
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ALS2 — also called autosomal recessive juvenile ALS type 3 — manifests around 12 years of age, advances slowly over many years, and takes an especially noticeable toll on the upper motor neurons. It affects a small number of families, mostly in Northern Africa and the Middle East.