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What is Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3?

What is Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3?

  • Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3: A rare inherited disorder where motor neuron degeneration causes progressive muscle weakness and atrophy. The proximal muscles tend to be more affected than the distal ones and the legs tend to be more affected than the arms.

Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3: Introduction

Types of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3:

Broader types of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3:

How serious is Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3?

Prognosis of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3: Patients are usually able to learn to stand and walk and death doesn't occur until adulthood.
Complications of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3: see complications of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3

What causes Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3?

Causes of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3: see causes of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3

What are the symptoms of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3?

Symptoms of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3: see symptoms of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3

Complications of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3: see complications of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3

Onset of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3: Symptoms usually develop between the age of 2 and 17 years.

Can anyone else get Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3?

More information: see contagiousness of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3
Inheritance: see inheritance of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3

Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3: see treatments for Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3

Name of Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3

Main name of condition: Proximal spinal muscular atrophy, type 3

 

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