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progressive muscular atrophy

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Atrophy of the cells of the anterior cornua of the spinal cord, resulting in the progressive wasting and paralysis of the muscles of the extremities and trunk.Aran-Duchenne disease Cruveilhier's disease Duchenne-Aran disease
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