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Progressive spinal muscular dystrophy

Introduction: Progressive spinal muscular dystrophy

Description of Progressive spinal muscular dystrophy

Progressive spinal muscular dystrophy: A condition characterized by chronic progressive muscle wasting followed by weakness and paralysis. Affects hands, arms, shoulders and legs initially. Also called Cruveilhier's atrophy, Griesinger's disease I or Aran-Ducheme muscular atrophy.

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