Proximal spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal recessive disease
caused by a genetic defect in the SMN1 gene, which encodes SMN, a protein
What is spinal muscular atrophy? Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic
disease affecting the part of the nervous system that controls voluntary muscle ...
Dec 23, 2015 ... The spinal muscular atrophies (SMAs) comprise a group of autosomal-recessive
disorders characterized by progressive weakness of the lower ...
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 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 (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
Information on SMA, and the latest updates in research, treatment and funding.
Feb 19, 2012 ... Spinal muscular atrophy is a group of inherited disorders that cause progressive
muscle degeneration and weakness. Spinal muscular atrophy ...
A number sign (#) is used with this entry because spinal muscular atrophy type I (
SMA I) is caused by mutation or deletion in the telomeric copy of the SMN gene, ...
A number sign (#) is used with this entry because the Finkel type of late-onset
autosomal dominant spinal muscular atrophy (SMAFK) is caused by