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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Score

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) using the ALS score of Norris et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags, response to therapy

ICD-10:

G12.2

Description:

Norris et al developed an ALS Score for evaluating patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This was used to monitor the response of patients to therapy. The authors are from the Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.

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