What does ALS stand for in medical terms?

What does it mean when hospitals, doctors, or medical documents are referring to ALS?

ALS stands for:

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is another name for Lou Gehrig's Disease.

Note that sometimes abbreviations and acronyms have several meanings. ALS may mean something different in your context.

If you have any questions or concerns about anything regarding your health and treatment, you should talk to your doctor.

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