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Deaths from Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Deaths

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is progressive and can be fatal in early childhood depending on the type of SMA. SMA is also associated with lifelong complications, some of which are life threatening.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Spinal Muscular Atrophy:

  • 0.0003% (43) of hospital consultant episodes were for infantile spinal muscular atrophy type 1 or Werdnig-Hoffman in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 80% of hospital consultant episodes for infantile spinal muscular atrophy type 1 or Werdnig-Hoffman required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for infantile spinal muscular atrophy type 1 or Werdnig-Hoffman were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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