Mills syndrome

What is Mills syndrome?

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

Age of Onset

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Childhood
  • Elderly
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