Medical Definition of Infantile spinal muscular atrophy

1. Transmitted as autosomal recessive on chromosome 5q. Progressive dysfunction of the anterior horn cells in the spinal cord and brainstem cranial nerves with profound weakness and bulbar dysfunction occurring in the first two years of life. Three groups, based on age of clinical onset, are recognised. Synonym: familial spinal muscular atrophy, Hoffmann's muscular atrophy, infantile muscular atrophy, infantile progressive spinal muscular atrophy, progressive infantile spinal muscular atrophy, Werdnig-Hoffmann disease, Werdnig-Hoffmann muscular atrophy. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infantile Spinal Muscular Atrophy

infantile hydrocephalus
infantile hypothyroidism
infantile leishmaniasis
infantile muscular atrophy
infantile myxoedema
infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy
infantile neuronal degeneration
infantile osteomalacia
infantile paralysis
infantile pellagra
infantile progressive spinal muscular atrophy
infantile purulent conjunctivitis
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infantile spastic paraplegia
infantile spinal muscular atrophy (current term)
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