A Sindrome de Werdnig-Hoffman
(SWH) e uma doenca neuromuscular hereditaria, severa, com inicio precoce e rapido (antes dos seis meses de idade), caracterizada pela atrofia e fraqueza muscular progressiva e que inviabiliza o desenvolvimento de habilidades motoras, precisamente, por grave comprometimento motor e respiratorio, associado a hipotomia simetrica importante, com acometimentos dos musculos do quadril, cintura escapular, pescoco, membros superiores e inferiores.
Mr Spiridonov, who has the rare genetic disorder Werdnig-Hoffman
disease, said: "My decision is final.
Bryan was an inspiration to his family, and the extended Ducks family, for bravely defying the odds and living with a cruel spinal muscular atrophy condition know as Werdnig-Hoffman
El sindrome de Werdnig-Hoffman
o atrofia muscular espinal (AME) de la infancia es una enfermedad neuromuscular degenerativa hereditaria que afecta principalmente las motoneuronas alfa del asta anterior de la medula espinal.
SMA type I, also called Werdnig-Hoffman
disease, is the most severe form, which strikes infants between birth and six months old.
Eyegaze users include adults and children with cerebral palsy, spinal-cord injury, brain injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease), multiple sclerosis (MS), brainstem stroke (Locked-In syndrome), muscular dystrophy, and Werdnig-Hoffman
Differential diagnosis includes sepsis, dehydration, Werdnig-Hoffman
disease, Guillain-Barre syndrome, myasthenia gravis, drug or toxin ingestions, metabolic disorders, and meningoencephalitis or myelitis.
On day 3 of life, a muscle biopsy was performed to rule out Werdnig-Hoffman
The most severe form of SMA is type I, or Werdnig-Hoffman
Type 1, Werdnig-Hoffman
disease) Intermediate spinal muscular atrophy
The new program is named after Governor Henry's late daughter, who died as an infant from Werdnig-Hoffman
Oregon's running backs coach, the longest-tenured assistant in school history, returned to practice on Tuesday after his son, Bryan, died last week from complications of a neuromuscular condition called Werdnig-Hoffman