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Spinal muscular atrophy

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Proximal spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal recessive disease caused by a genetic defect in the SMN1 gene, which encodes SMN, a protein widely ...

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: 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 (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 ...

SMA in Laymen's Terms - SMA Support

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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 | 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  ...

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Foundation

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Information on SMA, and the latest updates in research, treatment and funding.

Learning About Spinal Muscular Atrophy

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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 ...

OMIM Entry - # 253300 - SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY, TYPE I ...

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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, ...

OMIM Entry - # 182980 - SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY, LATE ...

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A number sign (#) is used with this entry because the Finkel type of late-onset autosomal dominant spinal muscular atrophy (SMAFK) is caused by heterozygous ...

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spinal muscular atrophy - Genetics Home Reference

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Health Conditions · Genes · Chromosomes & mtDNA · Resources · Help Me Understand Genetics · Home · Health Conditions; spinal muscular atrophy ...

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 - 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 ...