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Spinal muscular atrophy

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Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), also called autosomal recessive proximal spinal muscular ..... SMA children do not differ from the general population in their behaviour; their cognitive development c...

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Fact Sheet

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May 15, 2015 ... SMA disorders in children are inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. Autosomal recessive means the child must inherit a copy of the ...

Diseases - SMA - Signs & Symptoms | Muscular Dystrophy Association

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Children who have noticeable SMA symptoms at or shortly after birth usually are very weak, have difficulty breathing, sucking and swallowing, and never reach ...

SMA in Laymen's Terms - SMA Support

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SMA is a muscular disease passed on genetically to children by their parents. You can not "catch" SMA by being around someone who has it. It is a "Recessive"  ...

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Signs and Symptoms | Conditions ...

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Each child with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) may experience symptoms differently. There are three main types of SMA, which are defined by their symptoms ...

Cure SMA | About SMA

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SMA (spinal muscular atrophy) is a disease that robs people of physical ... of major breakthroughs that will strengthen our children's bodies, extend life, and ...

SMA type 1 - Muscular Dystrophy - "The Home of MDA"

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Children with SMA type 1 are diagnosed usually before 6 months of age, more often before 3 months of age. Symptoms may even start in the womb - many ...

SMA Type 1 Information - SMA Support UK

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It is for the families of children diagnosed with SMA Type 1. It may also be useful for healthcare and other professionals. More information on caring for your baby  ...

Parents who lost their baby boy to SMA want to raise awareness of ...

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Sep 15, 2013 ... Like other parents who have lost children to SMA – many of whom are in touch with each other through the Jennifer Trust – Jenny is thrilled by ...

Spinal muscular atrophy - Types - NHS Choices

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As they grow, many children with Type II SMA develop scoliosis. This is an abnormal curvature of the spine caused by the muscles supporting the bones of the ...

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) - KidsHealth

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Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) makes it difficult for a child to move around, walk, or breathe. Although there is no cure, therapy and other treatments help ...

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) | Boston Children's Hospital

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Learn more about Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments from experts at Boston Children's, ranked best Children's Hospital by US ...

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) - Boston Children's Hospital

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Learn about Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) symptoms and causes from experts at Boston Children's, ranked best Children's Hospital by US News.