What are the sexual predilections of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)?

Updated: May 29, 2019
  • Author: Jeffrey Rosenfeld, MD, PhD, FAAN; Chief Editor: Stephen L Nelson, Jr, MD, PhD, FAACPDM, FAAN, FAAP  more...
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Male individuals are most frequently affected, especially with the early-onset forms of spinal muscular atrophy, ie, types I and II. [14]


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