Juvenile primary lateral sclerosis
Other Names for this Disease
- Juvenile PLS
- PLS juvenile
- Primary lateral sclerosis, juvenile
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Juvenile primary lateral sclerosis is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, which means both copies of the gene in each cell have mutations. The parents of an individual with an autosomal recessive condition each carry one copy of the mutated gene, but they typically do not show signs and symptoms of the condition.
Last updated: 3/4/2011
- Juvenile primary lateral sclerosis. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). 2007; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/juvenile-primary-lateral-sclerosis. Accessed 3/4/2011.