Basic facts about Kennedy’s disease

Kennedy’s disease is also known as spinal bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA) and is a rare disorder of the motor neurones, caused by a genetic mutation. If you are living with or affected by Kennedy's disease, the MND Association is here to support you. Select from the following to find out more.

“I have been diagnosed for more than 10 years and find knowledge of Kennedy’s to be very limited…information can be hard to find.” Person with Kennedy’s disease

  • Page last updated: 30 June 2022
  • Next review: June 2024

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