A rare acquired motor neuron disease characterized by a slowly progressive unilateral ascending or descending hemiplegia associated to unilateral or asymmetrical pyramidal signs and no sensory loss. It is a diagnosis of exclusion and controversy exists regarding whether the presence of bulbar symptoms sphincter disturbances fasciculations or cognitive manifestations characterize the disease.
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