ALS and frontotemporal dementia

A revision of the El Escorial criteria – 2015.

The current diagnostic criteria for ALS, the El Escorial Criteria, have met with criticism by the community (Agosta F, Al-Chalabi AFilippi MHardiman OKaji RMeininger V,Nakano IShaw PShefner Jvan den Berg LHLudolph AWFN Research Group on ALS/MND. The El Escorial criteria: strengths and weaknesses. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2015 Mar;16(1-2):1-7). Therefore, the WFN Research Group on ALS MND suggested a revision which was published last year.

The current diagnostic criteria for ALS, the El Escorial Criteria, have met with criticism by the community (Agosta F, Al-Chalabi AFilippi MHardiman OKaji RMeininger V,Nakano IShaw PShefner Jvan den Berg LHLudolph AWFN Research Group on ALS/MND. The El Escorial criteria: strengths and weaknesses. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2015 Mar;16(1-2):1-7). Therefore, the WFN Research Group on ALS MND suggested a revision which was published last year.