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Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a rare genetic disease in which nerves are lost causing weakness of the muscles. This occurs because special nerve cells in the body that control muscle movement, called motor neurons, deteriorate and stop working.
SMA is a rare genetic disease in which nerves are lost causing weakness of the muscles.
All babies develop differently, but developmental delays and other symptoms can be signs of SMA.
SMA is a disease which progresses quickly, so every day matters.
Hear from caregivers about their journey caring for a SMA patient.