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 ...
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) is a disease in which certain nerves in the brain
and spinal cord die, impairing the person's ability to move. Called motor neurons
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 is a group of inherited disorders that cause progressive
muscle degeneration and weakness. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is the ...
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"
Information on SMA, and the latest updates in research, treatment and funding.
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