Progressive muscular atrophy


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Related to Progressive muscular atrophy: Spinal muscular atrophy
(Med.) a nervous disorder characterized by continuous atrophy of the muscles.

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is characterizsd by loss of motor neurons in the spinal cord and lower brain stem, resulting in severe and progressive muscular atrophy and weakness.
Progressive muscular atrophy and other lower motor neuron syndromes of adults.
"And I look upon myself as the lucky one - life is difficult at times, but I have the slower type, progressive muscular atrophy. I never thought I'd get 10 years.

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