Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Fractures

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Fractures

Poor bone health is a consequence of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). Bone mineral density is significantly reduced1,2 in up to 50% of patients with SMA.3 Immobility and muscle weakness in SMA are significant risk factors for low bone mineralization, but bone density is...
What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)?

What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)?

  Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a congenital neuromuscular disorder characterized most prominently by progressive muscle atrophy and weakness.1 SMA is a neurodegenrative disease and the weakness and loss of muscle tone associated with SMA are the direct result...
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) type 2 is an intermediate severity infantile onset SMA and as the second most common diagnosed form of the disease, encompasses approximately 32% of patients with SMA.1,2 Patients with type 2 SMA will experience their first symptoms...