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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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Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease affecting the part of the nervous system that controls voluntary muscle movement. Most of the nerve cells that ...

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: 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 ...

Cure SMA | About SMA

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SMA is caused by a mutation in the survival motor neuron gene 1 (SMN1). In a healthy person, this gene produces a protein that is critical to the function of the ...

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  ...

Cure SMA | Home

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At the 2016 Annual SMA Conference, Cure SMA announced $2.5 million in new planned research funding over the next 12 months. This funding will be.

Cure SMA | About Us

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Cure SMA is dedicated to the treatment and cure of spinal muscular atrophy ( SMA), the number one genetic cause of death for infants. We fund groundbreaking ...

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"  ...

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 ...

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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,  ...

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 ...

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: MedlinePlus

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Jul 13, 2016 ... Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) attacks nerve cells in the spinal cord, weakening voluntary muscles. Read about the genetics, types, and what ...