What is included in patient education about spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)?

Updated: Jan 03, 2017
  • Author: ; Chief Editor: Stephen L Nelson, Jr, MD, PhD, FAACPDM, FAAN, FAAP  more...
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Normal schooling in patients with SMA, especially types II and II or more indolent forms, is highly recommended because their intelligence is normal or even superior to that of other individuals.

Support groups are available in some locations for patients and their families.


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