Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Case report


K R Nair, M. S. Janich, H. S. Chadha

Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Garyounis, Benghazi, S.P.L.A.J.

Garyounis Medical Journal Vol. 3, No.1. January 1980:9-12


Two unusual cases of hereditary spinal muscular atrophy clinically presenting as “Limb Girdle Syndrome” are presented. The current concepts of spinal muscular atrophies and the distinguishing features from muscular dystrophies are discussed.

Keywords: Spinal Muscular Atrophy