Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a rare genetic disorder where muscles in the body degenerate over time. It is a regressive disease which can, depending on its severity, lead to being unable to walk, talk, swallow and breathe. Here are some key facts about the disease based on information from the SMA Trust.
SMA is caused by a fault in the Survival Motor Neuron 1 (SMN1) gene.
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