Werdnig-Hoffmann disease

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Werdnig-Hoffmann disease

[′ver‚nik ′hōf‚män di‚zēz]
(medicine)
Infantile spinal muscular atrophy.
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Werdnig-Hoffman disease is a neuromuscular disorder caused by loss of anterior horn cells and motor nuclei of cranial nerves V through VIII.