Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), also called autosomal recessive proximal spinal
muscular atrophy in order to distinguish it from other conditions with similar ...
What is spinal muscular atrophy? Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic
disease affecting the part of the nervous system that controls voluntary muscle ...
Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disorder that affects the control of muscle
movement. It is caused by a loss of specialized nerve cells, called motor neurons,
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) attacks nerve cells in the spinal cord, weakening
voluntary muscles. Read about the genetics, types, and what may help.
About SMA. SMA (spinal muscular atrophy) is a disease that robs people of
physical strength by affecting the motor nerve cells in the spinal cord, taking away
SMA type 0 is the most severe form of the disease and is characterized by
decreased fetal movement, joint abnormalities, difficulty swallowing and
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) is a disease in which certain nerves in the brain
and spinal cord die, impairing the person's ability to move. Called motor neurons
The spinal muscular atrophies (SMAs) comprise a group of autosomal-recessive
disorders characterized by progressive weakness of the lower motor neurons.
Spinal muscular atrophy is a group of inherited disorders that cause progressive
muscle degeneration and weakness. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is the ...