Spine Deformity in Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Sucato, Daniel J.
February 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 89-A, p148
Academic Journal
The article discusses the occurrence of spine deformity in patients with spinal muscular atrophy. Key issues examined include the classification of spinal muscular atrophy, the genetic basis for spinal muscular atrophy and the prevalence of scoliosis that is directly related to the ambulatory status of the patient and the severity of spinal muscular atrophy.


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