Development of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and military service: a case report

  • Sabina Sernia
  • Francesco Di Folco
  • Pietro Mutolo
  • Brigid Unim
  • Donato De Cesare
Keywords: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosi, Army


Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a neurovegetative disease, and some studies point out a major risk of ALS in people who have served in the armed forces. In this case report we present an Italian case of ALS in a senior officer of the Italian Army.