Wohlfart-Kugelberg-Welander disease

spinal mus·cu·lar at·ro·phy type III

[MIM*253400]
the juvenile form, with onset in childhood or adolescence; characterized by progressive proximal muscular weakness and wasting, primarily in the pelvic girdle, followed by distal muscle involvement; caused by degeneration of motor neurons in the anterior horns of the spinal cord; autosomal recessive inheritance, caused by mutation in the SMN1 gene on 5q.

Kugelberg,

Eric, Swedish neurologist, 1913-1983.
Kugelberg-Welander disease - slowly progressive proximal muscular weakness with fasciculation and wasting. Synonym(s): juvenile spinal muscular atrophy; Wohlfart-Kugelberg-Welander disease
Müeller-Kugelberg syndrome - see under Müeller
Wohlfart-Kugelberg-Welander disease - Synonym(s): Kugelberg-Welander disease

Welander,

Lisa, Swedish neurologist, 1909–.
Kugelberg-Welander disease - see under Kugelberg
Welander myopathy
Wohlfart-Kugelberg-Welander disease - Synonym(s): Kugelberg-Welander disease

Wohlfart,

Gunnar, Swedish neurologist, 1910-1961.
Gamstorp-Wohlfart syndrome - see under Gamstorp
Wohlfart-Kugelberg-Welander disease - Synonym(s): Kugelberg-Welander disease