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Spinal muscular atrophy

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Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), also called autosomal recessive proximal spinal muscular atrophy in order to distinguish it from other conditions with similar ...

Diseases - SMA - Top Level | Muscular Dystrophy Association

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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: MedlinePlus

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Aug 22, 2016 ... Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) attacks nerve cells in the spinal cord, weakening voluntary muscles. Read about the genetics, types, and what ...

Spinal muscular atrophy: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Spinal muscular atrophy.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology

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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 - NORD (National Organization for Rare ...

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SMA type 0 is the most severe form of the disease and is characterized by decreased fetal movement, joint abnormalities, difficulty swallowing and respiratory ...

spinal muscular atrophy | Counsyl

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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  ...

What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy? - Medical News Today

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Aug 10, 2016 ... Spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA, is a collection of inherited, neuromuscular diseases involving weak muscles. Some types of SMA can be fatal.

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 ...

Learning About Spinal Muscular Atrophy - National Human Genome ...

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Feb 19, 2012 ... Spinal muscular atrophy is a group of inherited disorders that cause progressive muscle degeneration and weakness. Spinal muscular atrophy ...

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spinal muscular atrophy - Genetics Home Reference

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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,  ...

Cure SMA | About SMA

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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  ...

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 ...