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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 ...

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 ...

SMA Type 2 Information - SMA Support UK

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Each child with SMA Type 2 is different. Some children will sit independently whilst others will require some support. Usually children with SMA Type 2 will need ...

Cure SMA | About SMA

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SMA is caused by a mutation in the survival motor neuron gene 1 (SMN1). ... verge of major breakthroughs that will strengthen our children's bodies, extend life, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kids Health Info : Spinal muscular atrophy - The Royal Children's ...

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Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease that affects motor nerves. When we want to move our body, motor nerves send the message from our brain  ...

Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Healthy Kids Center: Information on ...

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Parents usually have no symptoms but carry one copy of an SMA gene. The risk for each of their children to receive two copies of the SMA gene (onefrom each ...

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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 ...

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"  ...

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  ...