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Please explain why is spinal bulbar muscular atrophy nicknamed kennedy's disease?
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Pathology 45 years experience
Discoverer: William r kennedy md first described it in 1966. Full report kennedy wr, alter m, sung jh. Progressive proximal spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy of late onset. A sex-linked recessive trait. Neurology. Jul 1968;18(7):671-80.
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