Spinal muscular atrophy type 3

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What is spinal muscular atrophy type 3?

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3 is an inherited (genetic) condition that affects the nerve cells (motor neurons) in your spinal cord. Onset of this condition is usually from 2 and 17 years of age. The nerve cells tend to impair the legs, symptoms include, difficulty running and rising from a chair.

Common symptoms reported by people with spinal muscular atrophy type 3

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Treatments taken by people for spinal muscular atrophy type 3

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Who has spinal muscular atrophy type 3 on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 41 say spinal muscular atrophy type 3 is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 6
30s 12
40s 8
50s 11
60s 5
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 13
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 17
Female 28

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 15
Not Diagnosed 6

These charts show data from spinal muscular atrophy type 3 patients who have completed their condition history
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