The nosology of the spinal muscular atrophies.

@article{Emery1971TheNO,
  title={The nosology of the spinal muscular atrophies.},
  author={Alan E. H. Emery},
  journal={Journal of Medical Genetics},
  year={1971},
  volume={8},
  pages={481 - 495}
}
  • A. Emery
  • Published 1 December 1971
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Medical Genetics
In the last few years there has been an increase in interest among neurologists and geneticists in the spinal muscular atrophies. With the advent of several relatively sophisticated diagnostic procedures many patients once thought to be suffering from muscular dystrophy have in fact been found to have spinal muscular atrophy. The spinal muscular atrophies may be defined as a group of inherited diseases in which there is degeneration of the anterior horn cells (lower motor neurones) of the… 

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