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What is spinal muscular atrophy?

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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Muscles need nerves

Our muscles need the nerves that supply them or they get weak and "atropy.
" if the breathing muscles get so weak, then one can not breath and will have respiratory distress where the body can not move air or get rid of air. Hope this helps! take care!

In brief: Muscles need nerves

Our muscles need the nerves that supply them or they get weak and "atropy.
" if the breathing muscles get so weak, then one can not breath and will have respiratory distress where the body can not move air or get rid of air. Hope this helps! take care!
Dr. Kevin Daus
Dr. Kevin Daus
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Dr. Zachariah George
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It is an inherited

Disease due to a generic defect that results in muscular damage.
There are different types and some more severe than others. Hope this helps!

In brief: It is an inherited

Disease due to a generic defect that results in muscular damage.
There are different types and some more severe than others. Hope this helps!
Dr. Zachariah George
Dr. Zachariah George
Thank
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