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A AME tipo II, tambem conhecida como doenca de Kugelberg-Welander (D'amico e colaboradores, 2011) apresenta inicio de sintomas entre 6 e 18 meses de idade.
A las dos primeras se les conoce tambien como sindrome de Werdnig-Hoffmann tipo I o II, mientras que a la tercera como sindrome de Kugelberg-Welander tipo III.
SMA type III, also called Kugelberg-Welander disease, appears between 2 and 17 years of age and includes abnormal gait; difficulty running, climbing steps, or rising from a chair; and slight tremor of the fingers (NINDS, 2007).
Type III SMA (Kugelberg-Welander disease; MIM# 253400) is a mild form of the disease with onset after the age of 18 months (4), and with patients gaining the ability to walk.
* Type 3 (Kugelberg-Welander or mild): These people have a normal life expectancy, and have independent ambulation for part of their life.
Infantile spinal muscular dystrophy includes 3 subtypes: type 1 (acute, fatal) or Werdnig-Hoffman disease; type 2, intermediate; and type 3, chronic or Kugelberg-Welander disease.
(Type 3, Kugelberg-Welander disease) Adult spinal muscular atrophy
Werdnig-Hoffmann disease is sometimes used for type 1 SMA and Kugelberg-Welander disease for type 3.
New treatments for SMA--sometimes called Kugelberg-Welander syndrome--are currently under study thanks to some promising research.
ALS is also called a "motor neuron disease;" which is a general term that refers to a group of disorders that also includes Werdnig-Hoffmann disease, intermediate spinal muscular atrophy, Kugelberg-Welander disease and Aran-Duchenne spinal muscular atrophy.