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From Program Director to ALS PatientFrom Program Director to ALS Patient

Michael T. Flannery, MD
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From University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

Requests for Single Reprints: Michael T. Flannery, MD, University of South Florida College of Medicine, 12901 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, MDC Box 19, Room L1041, Tampa, FL 33612; e-mail, mflann5555@aol.com.

Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(1):80. doi:10.7326/M14-0051
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I was diagnosed 2 years ago, at the age of 51. The symptoms had come on slowly: muscle spasms, fatigue, weakness in my left leg and my hands. Once down, I could not get up from the floor.





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