Animal model of human disease. Motor neuron disease: Spinal muscular atrophy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

L. C. Cork, J. W. Griffin, Robert John Adams, D. L. Price

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Hereditary canine spinal muscular atrophy (HCSMA) occurs in pure bred Brittany spaniels; the pattern of inheritance, clinical findings, electrodiagnostic studies, pathologic studies of muscle, and neuropathologic findings show features in common with human motor neuron disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)599-602
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Pathology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1980


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  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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