Adult spinal muscular atrophy VAPB gene

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Adult spinal muscular atrophy VAPB gene, Adult proximal spinal muscular atrophy autosomal dominant, Finkle adult late type SMA (SMAFK)

Spinal muscular atrophy is characterized by degeneration of the anterior horn cells in the spinal cord, leading to symmetric muscle weakness and wasting. See also autosomal recessive adult-onset proximal spinal muscular atrophy (SMA4; {271150}), caused by defect in the SMN1 gene ({600354}), and autosomal dominant childhood-onset proximal SMA ({158600}).
 

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Familial adult spinal muscular atrophy associated with the VAPB gene: report of 42 cases in Brazil.
 

Author(s): Victor Kosac, Marcos R G de Freitas, Frederico M Prado, Osvaldo J M Nascimento, Caroline Bittar

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2013 Oct;71(10):788-90.

 

Familial spinal muscular atrophy (FSMA) associated with the vesicle-associated membrane protein-associated protein B (VAPB) gene is a rare autosomal dominant disease with late onset and slow progression. We studied 10 of 42 patients from 5 families by taking clinical histories and ...

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2013

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