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About Spinal Muscular Atrophy

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What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

What can you expect?

Here are four types of SMA. It is helpful to keep in mind that the borders of these types are often fuzzy. There is no set description for any individual with SMA, and each case should be assessed according to the specific person. Speed of progression, needs, and what to expect are all case by case.

What are the Causes?




Treatment Options to Consider

On-Line Discussion

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