Werdnig, Guido

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Werdnig,

Guido, Austrian neurologist, 1862-1919.
Werdnig-Hoffmann disease - Synonym(s): Werdnig-Hoffmann muscular atrophy
Werdnig-Hoffmann muscular atrophy - progressive dysfunction of the anterior horn cells in the spinal cord and brainstem cranial nerves, with profound weakness and bulbar dysfunction. Synonym(s): infantile spinal muscular atrophy; Werdnig-Hoffmann disease