MCID: WRD018
MIFTS: 13

Werdnig-Hoffman Disease malady

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NINDS:43 Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Types I, II, and III belong to a group of hereditary diseases that cause weakness and wasting of the voluntary muscles in the arms and legs of infants and children. The disorders are caused by an abnormal or missing gene known as the survival motor neuron gene 1 (SMN1), which is responsible for the production of a protein essential to motor neurons. Without this protein, lower motor neurons in the spinal cord degenerate and die. The type of SMA (I, II, or III) is determined by the age of onset and the severity of symptoms. Type I (also known as Werdnig-Hoffman disease, or infantile-onset SMA) is evident at birth or within the first few months. Symptoms include floppy limbs and trunk, feeble movements of the arms and legs, swallowing and feeding difficulties, and impaired breathing. Type II (the intermediate form) usually begins 6 and 18 months of age. Legs tend to be more impaired than arms. Children with Type II may able to sit and some may be able to stand or walk with help. Symptoms of Type III (also called Kugelberg-Welander disease) appear between 2 and 17 years of age and include difficulty running, climbing steps, or rising from a chair.

MalaCards based summary: Werdnig-Hoffman Disease, also known as hmn proximal type i, is related to spinal muscular atrophy and muscular atrophy. An important gene associated with Werdnig-Hoffman Disease is SMN1 (survival of motor neuron 1, telomeric). Affiliated tissues include spinal cord.

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Werdnig-Hoffman Disease, Aliases & Descriptions:

Name: Werdnig-Hoffman Disease 43
 
Hmn Proximal Type I 62


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Diseases related to Werdnig-Hoffman Disease via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards/GeneDecks gene sharing:

idRelated DiseaseScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1spinal muscular atrophy10.6
2muscular atrophy10.6
3spinal muscular atrophy 110.5
4juvenile spinal muscular atrophy10.3
5neuronitis10.3

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Anatomical Context for Werdnig-Hoffman Disease

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MalaCards organs/tissues related to Werdnig-Hoffman Disease:

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Spinal cord

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Publications for Werdnig-Hoffman Disease

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Articles related to Werdnig-Hoffman Disease:

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idTitleAuthorsYear
1
Pictorial essay of Werdnig-Hoffman disease. (19322128)
2009
2
Type I spinal atrophy (Werdnig-Hoffman disease). Case report]. (17511908)
2007
3
Spinal muscle atrophy type 1 (Werdnig-Hoffman disease) with complex cardiac malformation. (15346918)
2004
4
Urodynamics in a patient with Werdnig-Hoffman disease. (11178590)
1999
5
Oral-facial-digital syndrome (OFDS) type I in a patient with Werdnig-Hoffman disease. (9522240)
1998
6
Pathological cases of the month. Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (Werdnig-Hoffman disease). (8352229)
1993
7
Imaging case of the month: Werdnig-Hoffman disease. (3606762)
1987
8
Acute gastric volvulus following Harrington rod instrumentation in a patient with Werdnig-Hoffman disease. (7302686)
1981
9
Case study - Werdnig Hoffman disease. Master G.B.: the story of a remarkable child, his family, and community. (6934438)
1980
10
Animal model of human disease. Infantile spinal muscular atrophy, Werdnig-Hoffman disease. Animal model: Hereditary neuronal abiotrophy in Swedish Lapland dogs. (1258980)
1976
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Chronic generalized spinal muscular atrophy of infancy and childhood. Arrested Werdnig-Hoffman disease. (4749680)
1973

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