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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spinal_muscular_atrophy

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 can be slightly faster, and certain aspects of ...

kidshealth.org/en/parents/sma.html

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 ...

www.mda.org/disease/spinal-muscular-atrophy/signs-and-symptoms

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

www.childrenshospital.org/conditions-and-treatments/conditions/spinal-muscular-atrophy-sma

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a rare condition that causes weak muscles throughout the body. Learn more from the experts at Boston Children's Hospital.

www.ucsfbenioffchildrens.org/conditions/spinal_muscular_atrophy/signs_and_symptoms.html

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

www.smasupport.com/laymen_version.htm

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"  ...

www.smasupportuk.org.uk/sma-type-1-information

This information sheet briefly explains the cause, effects and management of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 1. It is for the families of children diagnosed  ...

www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/429441/Parents-who-lost-their-baby-boy-to-SMA-want-to-raise-awareness-of-the-common-condition

Sep 15, 2013 ... Despite few people having heard of SMA, it is the most common ... Like other parents who have lost children to SMA – many of whom are in ...

www.curesma.org/documents/support--care-documents/understanding-sma.pdf

SMA CARE SERIES - Understanding Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). 6. Children with SMA type I will experience weakness of the muscles used for breathing ...