A clinical and genetic study of spinal muscular atrophy.

  title={A clinical and genetic study of spinal muscular atrophy.},
  author={Vijay Nath Mishra and Jayantee Kalita and Akanchha Kesari and Barbara Mitta and Surala K Shankar and U. K. Misra},
  journal={Electromyography and clinical neurophysiology},
  volume={44 5},
AIMS This study evaluates clinical, electromyography (EMG) and genetic analysis of consecutive patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in a tertiary care adult neurology practice in India. METHODS Consecutive patients with SMA attending the neurology out patient department during 2001-2003 were included. They were subjected to a detailed clinical examination, nerve conduction and EMG and muscle biopsy. Clinically patients were classified into generalised and segmental SMA. SMN gene… CONTINUE READING