Progressive Muscular Atrophy.

Related entry: Progressive Muscular Atrophy

Such a close relationship exists between the various clinical varieties of muscular atrophy and the form previously described, where there is a degeneration of the ganglion cells of the anterior horns of the spinal gray matter, and since some authorities contend that, in all forms of progressive muscular atrophy, there is some affection of the nervous system, I have not considered it worth while to devote more space to this subject.

The Eclectic Practice of Medicine, 1907, was written by Rolla L. Thomas, M. S., M. D.