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Diseases Common to all Jewish Groups

Ashkenazi Jewish Diseases

Sephardic-Mizrahi Diseases

Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spinal Muscular Atrophy [SMN1]: Severe and progressive weakness of the voluntary muscles affecting breathing, swallowing, head/neck control, walking and crawling. Variable onset and severity, with shortened lifespan for those with onset in infancy.

Ashkenazi Jewish Carrier Frequency: 1 in 41

Sephardic-Mizrahi Jewish Carrier Frequency: 1 in 40

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