Basic Summary for Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III


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Main name of condition: Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III
Other names or spellings: SMA type III, Kugelberg-Welander disease


What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III?
  Brief description of Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III: Type of SMA, a genetic motor neuron disease affecting nerves and muscles.
  Parent types of Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III: Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Spinal conditions, Genetic Disease, Autosomal Genetic Diseases, Autosomal Recessive Genetic Diseases, Recessive Genetic Diseases, Carrier conditions
  Organs Affected by Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III: spine, nerves, muscles
Who gets Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III?
  Patient Profile for Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III: Usually 2-17 years of age.
What causes Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III?
  Class of Condition for Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III: genetic autosomal recessive
What are the symptoms of Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III?
  Symptoms of Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III: see symptoms of Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III
Can anyone else get Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III?
  Inheritance: see inheritance of Spinal Muscular Atrophy type III
  Inheritance of genetic conditions: see details in inheritance of genetic diseases.

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