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Results 1 - 10 of 13 for Spinal muscular "atrophy," type II
  1. ... survive past early childhood due to respiratory failure.Spinal muscular atrophy type II (also called Dubowitz disease) is characterized by muscle ... individuals may need support to sit. Individuals with spinal muscular atrophy type II cannot stand or walk unaided. They often have ...
  2. Learning about Spinal Muscular Atrophy From the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)  
    Spinal Muscular Atrophy/Genetics ... Spinal Muscular Atrophy ... National Human Genome Research Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Spinal muscular atrophy ...
  3. Distal hereditary motor neuropathy, type II is a progressive disorder that affects nerve cells in the spinal cord. It results in muscle weakness and affects ...
  4. Spinal Muscular Atrophy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    Spinal Muscular Atrophy/Start Here ... Spinal Muscular Atrophy ... National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke ... From the National Institutes of Health ...
  5. Newborn Screening Tests for Your Baby (March of Dimes Foundation)  
    Newborn Screening/Specifics ... Newborn Screening ... March of Dimes Foundation
  6. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a group of disorders of the motor neurons (motor cells). These disorders are passed down through families (inherited) and can appear at any stage of life. The disorder leads to muscle weakness and atrophy.
  7. Neuromuscular Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... include: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Muscular ... cure. But treatments may improve symptoms, increase mobility, and lengthen life.
  8. Disease Treatments (American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy)  
    Genes and Gene Therapy/Specifics ... Genes and Gene Therapy ... American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy
  9. Degenerative Nerve Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... ataxia Huntington's disease Lewy body disease Parkinson's disease Spinal muscular atrophy Degenerative nerve diseases can be serious or life-threatening. It depends on the type. Most of them have no cure. Treatments may help improve symptoms, relieve pain, and increase mobility.
  10. Walker-Warburg syndrome is an inherited disorder that affects development of the muscles, brain, and eyes. It is the most severe of a group of genetic conditions ...
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