Inherited MND

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For up to 1 in 10 people with MND, there is evidence of a family history with the disease. However, it is impossible to predict when or if this will cause MND to develop. Other triggers may still be needed for the disease to actually begin. You may hear inherited MND be called familial or hereditary MND.

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  • Page last updated: 12/19
  • Next review: 04/21

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