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www.luriechildrens.org/en/specialties-conditions/spinal-muscular-atrophy

A genetic disease affecting the part of the nervous system that controls our ability to move our muscles voluntarily.

www.columbiadoctors.org/treatments-conditions/spinal-muscular-atrophy-sma-pediatric

What is spinal muscular atrophy? Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) attacks motor nerve cells in the spinal cord, taking away a child's ability to walk, eat, ...

www.healthline.com/health/spinal-muscular-atrophy/sma-in-babies

Feb 25, 2020 ... SMA is a recessive genetic disorder. This means that the condition only occurs in children who have two copies of the affected gene. The SMN1 ...

www.nhs.uk/conditions/spinal-muscular-atrophy-sma/types

Children with type 2 SMA usually show symptoms when they're 7 to 18 months old. The symptoms are less severe than type 1. Children with the condition may:.

www.boystownhospital.org/knowledge-center/spinal-muscular-atrophy

​​Spinal muscular atrophy, also known as SMA, is a condition affecting the spinal cord that causes progressive muscle weakness and atrophy.

medlineplus.gov/genetics/condition/spinal-muscular-atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disorder characterized by weakness and ... disease) is characterized by muscle weakness that develops in children ...

www.rch.org.au/kidsinfo/fact_sheets/Spinal_muscular_atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a rare genetic disorder that affects the part of the nervous system that controls muscle movement. SMA affects the motor ...

www.childrenscolorado.org/conditions-and-advice/conditions-and-symptoms/conditions/spinal-muscular-atrophy-sma

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disorder that affects the control of muscle movement. Learn how we diagnose and treat SMA.

rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/spinal-muscular-atrophy

SMA type 0 is the most severe form of the disease and is characterized by ... Most affected children die before two years of age but survival may be ...

www.mottchildren.org/conditions-treatments/brain-neurology/spinal-muscular-atrophy

Symptoms of Spinal Muscular Atrophy. SMA is generally characterized by muscle atrophy and weakness. The degree of weakness and the severity of disease is ...

kidshealth.org/en/parents/sma.html

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic condition that causes muscle weakness and atrophy (when muscles get smaller). SMA can affect a child's ability to ...