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  1. Genetics Home Reference: Spinal muscular atrophy From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... UBA1 , and VAPB genes. How do people inherit spinal muscular atrophy? Types I, II, III, and IV spinal muscular atrophy are inherited ... extremity predominant 1, autosomal dominant Genetic Testing Registry: Spinal muscular atrophy, type II Genetic Testing Registry: Spinal muscular atrophy type 4 ...
  2. Learning about Spinal Muscular Atrophy From the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)  
    ... compensate for its loss. Top of page Is spinal muscular atrophy inherited? SMA types 0, I, II, III, and IV are inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern in families. In autosomal recessive inheritance, a person who has ... Atrophy Currently, NHGRI is not conducting studies on SMA. ...
  3. Wheelchairs for Children (National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research)  
    ... wheelchair for a 20-month-old girl with type II spinal muscular atrophy resulting in severe motor impairments. Within six weeks of receiving the chair, the child could operate it independently and explore her ... for all types of automobiles. Wiart, Lesley, Johanna Darrah, Al Cook, ...
  4. Spinal Muscular Atrophy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... get more information? What is spinal muscular atrophy? Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) Types I, II, and III belong to a group of hereditary diseases that cause weakness and wasting of the voluntary muscles in the arms ... motor neurons in the spinal cord degenerate and die. The type of SMA ( ...
  5. Physical and Occupational Therapy in SMA (Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy)  
    ... improve muscle strength and function in children with types II/III spinal muscular atrophy. Slide Program on PT and OT From the ...
  6. ... form of the disease. A family history of spinal muscular atrophy is a risk factor for all types of the disorder. ... respiratory problems and infections. Survival time with type II is ... Adults who develop SMA often have a normal life expectancy.
  7. ... is the most severe form of SMA. Type II , also called chronic infantile SMA, begins to affect children between 6 and 18 months old. This form can be moderate to more severe. Type III , also called Kugelberg-Welander disease or juvenile spinal muscular atrophy, begins to affect kids as early as 18 ...
  8. Family Guide to SMA Research (Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy) - PDF  
    ... critical aspects of respiratory care for children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The booklet was authored ... Type II and Type III? • What respiratory equipment will you ...
  9. ... written for parents and families of children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). Health care professionals involved in SMA care, and the general ... 23 ➢ Care during a cold • SMA Type III ...
  10. Quick Facts about Spinal Muscular Atrophy (Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy)  
    ... SMA > Quick Facts About SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) ... at onset of SMA. Type I and II are the most prevalent. Type I, or Werdnig- ...
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