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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 473250, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/473250
Research Article

Side of Limb-Onset Predicts Laterality of Gray Matter Loss in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

1Department of Medical Imaging, First Affiliated Hospital, Medical College Xi’an Jiaotong University, 277 West Yanta Road, Xi’an, Shaanxi 710061, China
2Department of Neurology, First Affiliated Hospital Medical College Xi’an Jiaotong University, 277 West Yanta Road, Xi’an, Shaanxi 710061, China
3The Key Laboratory of Biomedical Information Engineering, Ministry of Education and Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Life Science and Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong University, No. 28, Xianning West Road, Xi’an, Shaanxi 710049, China

Received 26 February 2014; Accepted 3 June 2014; Published 1 July 2014

Academic Editor: Lin Ai

Copyright © 2014 Qiuli Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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