Science News: Natural History of "Pure" Primary Lateral Sclerosis 7/14/2021
Submitted by: Hristelina Ilieva, MD, PhD
Edited by: Betul Gondogdu, MD
This retrospective review of pure PLS patients seen at Mayo Clinic-Rochester over a 26 year period (1990-2016), describes clinical characteristics and laboratory findings of 43 patients. Of these, 25 (58%) were female; median onset-age was 50 years (range: 38-78), and median follow-up duration was 9 years (range:4- 36).