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Spinal Muscular Atrophy Eponyms

Topic: Pediatric

Created on Sunday, September 28 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Sunday, September 28 2008.

Which of the following statements is accurate?

 
        A) SMA type 2 is also called Kugelberg-Welander syndrome
 
        B) SMA type 1 is also called Werdnig-Hoffman syndrome
 
        C) SMA type 2 is also called Werdnig-Hoffman syndrome
 
        D) SMA type 3 is also called Werdnig-Hoffman syndrome
 
        E) SMA type 1 is also called Kugelberg-Welander syndrome
 

 


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A) SMA type 2 is also called Kugelberg-Welander syndrome

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SMA type 3 is also called Kugelberg-Welander syndrome.  (See References)

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B) SMA type 1 is also called Werdnig-Hoffman syndrome

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SMA type 1 is also called Werdnig-Hoffman syndrome.  (See References)

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C) SMA type 2 is also called Werdnig-Hoffman syndrome

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SMA type 1 is also called Werdnig-Hoffman syndrome.  (See References)

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D) SMA type 3 is also called Werdnig-Hoffman syndrome

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SMA type 1 is also called Werdnig-Hoffman syndrome.  (See References)

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E) SMA type 1 is also called Kugelberg-Welander syndrome

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SMA type 3 is also called Kugelberg-Welander syndrome.  (See References)

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References:

1. Rowland, L.P. (Ed) (2000). Merritt's Neurology, 10th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia. (ISBN:0683304747) Advertising:
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Spinal Muscular Atrophy Eponyms
Question ID: 092808140
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 09/28/2008
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