The official awareness ribbon color for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is Ivory and also includes a rose picture.
SMA is a genetic disorder that affects the control of muscle movement.
It is caused by a loss of specialized nerve cells, called motor neurons, in the spinal cord and the part of the brain that is connected to the spinal cord (the brainstem).
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