O’Sullivan-McLeod syndrome

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O’Sullivan-McLeod syndrome

A rare acquired motor neuron disease characterized by an initial unilateral weakness in the intrinsic hand muscles that eventually spreads to the opposite limb (with an asymmetrical distribution) and that has a very slow progression of muscular atrophy over a 20 year period.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version February 2024

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