SAJOG-SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY, vol.24, no.1, pp.15-17, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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SAJOG-SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY
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Background. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a neurodegenerative disease which is characterised by progressive degeneration of motor neurons in the anterior horns of the spinal cord. It is a mainly chromosome 5-linked genetic disorder, with recessive inheritance and it can be diagnosed prenatally.