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22 Possible Causes for Average Intelligence, Facial Muscle Weakness and Progressive Atrophy, Muscular Atrophy

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    Some MNDs, such as ALS and some forms of spinal muscular atrophy, are fatal.[ninds.nih.gov] Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (involved with swallowing), weak jaw and facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[web.archive.org] A somewhat better prognosis is seen in progressive muscular atrophy, where patients live up to 25 years.[symptoma.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    The patients were a 54-year-old man with progressive muscular atrophy who underwent removal of internal fixators in the arm and leg, and a 66-year-old woman with amyotrophic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (involved with swallowing), weak jaw and facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[web.archive.org] BACKGROUND: Informal caregivers of patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Progressive Muscular Atrophy (PMA) face stressful demands due to severe impairments[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    […] muscle atrophy survival motor neuron spinal muscular atrophy spinal muscular atrophies of childhood Spinal muscular atrophy Statements spinal-muscular-atrophy-pro Identifiers[wikidata.org] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] The brain is not affected, and they have been tested to have at least average to above average intelligence.[smasupport.com]

  • Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    […] spinal muscular atrophy and juvenile asymmetric segmental spinal muscular atrophy.[symptoma.com] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] The brain is not affected, and they have been tested to have at least average to above average intelligence.[smasupport.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1

    atrophy type 1 with paradoxical breathing were placed on high-span PIP PEEP when sleeping from the point of diagnosis of spinal muscular atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a baby with spinal muscular atrophy type 1, an inherited disorder causing progressive weakness, leading to complete paralysis of respiratory, facial and limb muscles[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The brain is not affected, and they have been tested to have at least average to above average intelligence.[smasupport.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    Spinal muscular atrophies (SMAs) are neurodegenerative disorders caused by mutations in the survival motor neuron 1 (SMN1) gene.[symptoma.com] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] In fact, most people with SMA are of average or above average intelligence.[communitytable.parade.com]

  • Distal Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    Homepage Rare diseases Search Search for a rare disease X-linked distal spinal muscular atrophy type 3 Disease definition X-linked distal spinal muscular atrophy type 3 is[orpha.net] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] The brain is not affected, and they have been tested to have at least average to above average intelligence.[smasupport.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 4

    Best practice guidelines for molecular analysis in spinal muscular atrophy. Eur J Hum Genet. 2001;9(7):484-91. D'Amico A, et al. Spinal muscular atrophy.[genetics4medics.com] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] The brain is not affected, and they have been tested to have at least average to above average intelligence.[smasupport.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Respiratory Distress Type 1

    Homepage Rare diseases Search Search for a rare disease Spinal muscular atrophy with respiratory distress type 1 Disease definition Spinal muscular atrophy with respiratory[orpha.net] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] The brain is not affected, and they have been tested to have at least average to above average intelligence.[smasupport.com]

  • Autosomal Recessive Lower Motor Neuron Disease with Childhood Onset

    […] are not associated with a defect in the SMN1 gene on chromosome 5q X-linked spinal muscular atrophy X-linked spinal muscular atrophy is seen only among males![amboss.com] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] Hearing and vision are not affected, and intelligence is normal or above average.[christopherreeve.org]

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