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Spinal muscular atrophy-what is it?

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Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Heriditary Disease

A group of hereditary-genetic disease that result in muscular atrophy and weakness.
They are progressive in nature. There are 4 types. Type i werdnig-hoffmann disease. Also type ii, iii , & the adult onset type iv. Treatment is supportive & physical therapy--to prevent contractures.

In brief: Heriditary Disease

A group of hereditary-genetic disease that result in muscular atrophy and weakness.
They are progressive in nature. There are 4 types. Type i werdnig-hoffmann disease. Also type ii, iii , & the adult onset type iv. Treatment is supportive & physical therapy--to prevent contractures.
Dr. Will Moorehead
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