Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

Gregory L. Holmes

in Pediatric Neurology

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Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780195394580
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322923 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now?

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

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This is one of the most devastating conditions to affect young children. The child is typically floppy, with absent reflexes. When suspected, the diagnosis can be confirmed through genetic testing.

Chapter.  1145 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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