The Genetics Of SMA

The Genetics of 5q Spinal Muscular Atrophy

This guide tells you how 5q SMA is inherited, how this can affect children and other relatives in a family, and what support and advice is available:

The Inheritance Patterns of Some Rarer Forms of SMA

This guide tells you how genetic conditions are inherited and identifies the different inheritance patterns for the rarer forms of SMA. It includes information about the chances of children being affected:

Page last updated: July 2019