Motor Neuron Diseases Fact SheetUploader: Aralmaran 1 month ago Subscribe 10
This weakness is often more severe in the trunk and upper leg and arm muscles than in muscles of the hands and feet. Symptoms may vary among individuals and, in the early stages of the disease, may be similar to those of other diseases, making diagnosis difficult. When affected, the legs and arms become stiff, clumsy, slow and weak, leading to an inability to walk or carry out tasks requiring fine hand coordination. Additional trials are investigating the therapeutic benefits of these compounds.