Werdnig-Hoffman disease

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autosomal recessive disease in which the degeneration of spinal nerve cells and brain nerve cells leads to atrophy of skeletal muscles and flaccid paralysis

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Bryan Campbell died at age 28 from complications of a neuromuscular condition called Werdnig-Hoffman syndrome.
Doctors originally believed Bryan Campbell, who was born with a neuromuscular condition called Werdnig-Hoffman syndrome, would only live a year.
Their son, Bryan, was born with a neuromuscular condition called Werdnig-Hoffman syndrome, which requires around-the-clock nursing care.