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