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*  Muscle atrophy
Neurogenic atrophy, which has a similar effect, is muscle atrophy resulting from damage to the nerve which stimulates the ... Muscle atrophy occurs by a change in the normal balance between protein synthesis and protein degradation. During atrophy, ... Muscular atrophy increases the risks of falling in conditions such as inclusion body myositis (IBM) . Muscular atrophy affects ... Muscle atrophy is defined as a decrease in the mass of the muscle; it can be a partial or complete wasting away of muscle, and ...
*  Brain morphometry
... as gray matter atrophy). Since VBM is available for many of the major neuroimaging software packages (e.g. FSL and SPM), it ... the situation is different beyond the age of about 50 years when atrophy affects gray and possibly also white matter. The most ...
*  Atrophy
Olivopontocerebellar atrophy Optic atrophy Spinomuscular atrophy Hypertrophy List of biological development disorders W. T. ... Atrophy is the partial or complete wasting away of a part of the body. Causes of atrophy include mutations (which can destroy ... This atrophy, and that of the breasts concurrently, is consistent with the homeostatic (normal development) role of atrophy in ... The adrenal glands atrophy during prolonged use of exogenous glucocorticoids like prednisone. Atrophy of the breasts can occur ...
*  Olivopontocerebellar atrophy
... (OPCA) is the degeneration of neurons in specific areas of the brain - the cerebellum, pons, and ... Olivopontocerebellar atrophy is hereditary, but has an unknown genetic basis. There are two forms: A few non-hereditary ... "NINDS Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy Information Page". Retrieved 7 Feb 2012. synd/1903 at Who Named It? - "Dejerine-Thomas ... Winkler, C. A case of olivo-pontine cerebellar atrophy and our conceptions of neo- and palaio-cerebellum. Schweiz. Arch. Neurol ...
*  Geographic atrophy
... (GA), also known as atrophic age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or advanced dry AMD, is an advanced form ... Geographic atrophy (GA) is a chronic disease, which leads to visual function loss. This often results in difficulties ... September 2009). "Change in area of geographic atrophy in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study: AREDS report number 26". Archives ... The incidence of advanced AMD, both geographic atrophy and neovascular AMD, increases exponentially with age and while there ...
*  Atrophy (band)
Atrophy is a thrash metal band formed in Tucson, Arizona. Atrophy, originally named Heresy, was formed in 1986 by Chris Lykins ... "Atrophy". sputnikmusic.com. Retrieved 21 November 2013. "Atrophy - Discography - Metal Kingdom". metalkingdom.net. Retrieved 21 ... Atrophy was subsequently dropped by their record label. The band reformed in 2015. The band is currently working on a new album ... "Thrash Underdogs Atrophy Return!". Worship Metal. July 19, 2015. Retrieved July 26, 2015. "Petition Launched to Get Dark Angel ...
*  Steroid atrophy
"Steroid Atrophy". "Corticosteroids". "The repairing effect of Vivida on skin atrophy induced by long-term use of potential ... Steroid atrophy, or corticosteroid-induced dermal atrophy, is a side effect of prolonged application of topical corticosteroids ... Long-term use of steroids causes irreversible atrophy, while atrophy induced by short-term use may to some extent be reversible ... Even low-potency topical steroids can cause slight skin atrophy that often reverses upon discontinuation of the drugs. Atrophy ...
*  Breast atrophy
... is the normal or spontaneous atrophy or shrinkage of the breasts. Breast atrophy commonly occurs in women during ... breast atrophy may be a desired effect. Examples of treatment options for breast atrophy, depending on the situation/when ...
*  Aesthetic atrophy
... is the diminished capacity to appreciate new or unfamiliar music or other sensory stimuli. It is typically ... Cizmar, Martin (31 December 2009). "The Scourge of Aesthetic Atrophy, and the Top 50 Albums of the Aughts". Phoenix New Times. ...
*  Cerebral atrophy
... is a common feature of many of the diseases that affect the brain. Atrophy of any tissue means a decrement in ... In brain tissue, atrophy describes a loss of neurons and the connections between them. Atrophy can be generalized, which means ... Cerebral atrophy can be hard to distinguish from hydrocephalus because both cerebral atrophy and hydrocephalus involve an ... ". ""Cerebral Atrophy"". Cerebral Atrophy - Causes - Better Medicine Gordon Neil (2008). "Apparent Cerebral Atrophy in Patients ...
*  Testicular atrophy
... is a medical condition in which the male reproductive organs (the testes, which in humans are located in the ...
*  Spinal muscular atrophy
SMA at NINDS Spinal muscular atrophy at Curlie (based on DMOZ) Standards of Care in Spinal Muscular Atrophy. ... Spinal muscular atrophy is an inherited disorder and is passed on in an autosomal recessive manner (see video explaniation of ... Spinal muscular atrophy is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, which means that the defective gene is located on an ... Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in order to distinguish it from other conditions with similar names, is a rare neuromuscular ...
*  Progressive retinal atrophy
... (PRA) is a group of genetic diseases seen in certain breeds of dogs and, more rarely, cats. Similar ... Central progressive retinal atrophy (CPRA) is a different disease from PRA involving the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), and ... The pigmented spots eventually coalesce and fade as the atrophy of the retina increases. It is an inherited condition (in the ... It is characterized by accumulation of pigment spots in the retina surrounded by retinal atrophy and a mottled appearance of ...
*  Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy
2006). "Neuronal Atrophy and Synaptic Alteration in a Mouse Model of Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian Atrophy". Brain. 129 (Pt 9): ... Again, neuronal atrophy was noted, but no neuronal loss (until death). Diffuse accumulation in the nuclei began on post-natal ... Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy (DRPLA) is an autosomal dominant spinocerebellar degeneration caused by an expansion of a ... 1994). "Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy and Haw River Syndrome". Lancet. 344 (8938): 1711-2. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(94) ...
*  Progressive muscular atrophy
Aran-Duchenne muscular atrophy, and Duchenne-Aran muscular atrophy. The name "spinal muscular atrophy" is ambiguous as it ... Progressive muscular atrophy (PMA), also known as Duchenne-Aran muscular atrophy and by various other names, is a rare subtype ... The condition has been called progressive muscular atrophy (PMA), spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), Aran-Duchenne disease, ... Instead, a number of other possibilities have to be ruled out, such as multifocal motor neuropathy or spinal muscular atrophy. ...
*  Multiple system atrophy
"Multiple System Atrophy / Shy Drager Syndrome". Retrieved May 29, 2010. "multiple system atrophy overview". Koga S, Aoki N, ... Medical Textbook: "Multiple System Atrophy" edited by Gregor Wenning and Alessandra Fanciulli The Multiple System Atrophy ... a US based non-profit for people with Multiple System Atrophy The Multiple System Atrophy Trust founded by Sarah Matheson, a UK ... Multiple system atrophy (MSA), also known as Shy-Drager syndrome, is a rare neurodegenerative disorder characterized by tremors ...
*  Posterior cortical atrophy
Over time, however, atrophy in PCA patients may spread to regions commonly damaged in AD patients, leading to common AD ... Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA), also called Benson's syndrome, is a form of dementia which is usually considered an atypical ... The atrophy is progressive; early symptoms include difficulty reading, blurred vision, light sensitivity, issues with depth ... At this early stage PCA patients will show brain atrophy more centrally located in the right posterior lobe and occipital gyrus ...
*  Spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy
In regards to the diagnosis of spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy, the AR Xq12 gene is the focus. Many mutations are reported ... The genetics of spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy have to do with the mutated androgen receptor gene located on the X ... Spinal muscular atrophies Arvin, Shelley (2013-04-01). "Analysis of inconsistencies in terminology of spinal and bulbar ... Kennedy, W. R.; Alter, M.; Sung, J. H. (1968). "Progressive proximal spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy of late onset. A sex- ...
*  Congenital distal spinal muscular atrophy
June 2012). "Autosomal dominant congenital spinal muscular atrophy: a true form of spinal muscular atrophy caused by early loss ... Neurogenic muscle weakness Atrophy (of lower and upper limbs) Club foot Arthrogryposis Scoliosis Platyspondyly Pes cavus Vocal ... February 2004). "Congenital form of spinal muscular atrophy predominantly affecting the lower limbs: a clinical and muscle MRI ... Congenital distal spinal muscular atrophy (congenital dSMA) is a hereditary genetic condition characterized by muscle wasting ( ...
*  Brown atrophy of the heart
Other types of brown atrophy include brown atrophy of neuronia and brown atrophy of the liver. Atrophy (relating to all tissues ... Brown atrophy of the heart is atrophy of the heart muscle (or myocardium) commonly found in the elderly. It is described as ... dictionary definition taken from Steadman's medical dictionary A page on cardiac atrophy mentioning brown atrophy. ... see Muscle atrophy for atrophy in muscle tissue). Xanthosis Roffe, C (Jun 1998). "Ageing of the heart. [review]". British ...
*  Distal spinal muscular atrophy type 1
... (DSMA1), also known as spinal muscular atrophy with respiratory distress type 1 (SMARD1 ... Distal hereditary motor neuropathies Spinal muscular atrophies Spinal muscular atrophy Messina, M. F.; Messina, S.; Gaeta, M.; ... There is no published practice standard for the care in DSMA1, even though the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Standard of Care ... DSMA1 was identified and classified as a sub-group of spinal muscular atrophies (SMA) in 1974. Currently, various ...
*  Distal spinal muscular atrophy type 2
... (DSMA2), also known as Jerash type distal hereditary motor neuropathy (HMN-J) - is a very ... Spinal muscular atrophies Distal hereditary motor neuropathies Christodoulou, K; Zamba, E; Tsingis, M; Mubaidin, A; Horani, K; ...
*  Muscle Atrophy Research and Exercise System
The Muscle Atrophy Research and Exercise System (MARES), part of the Human Research Facility (HRF), was launched on 5th April ... Muscle Atrophy Research and Exercise System (MARES) This article incorporates public domain material from the NASA document " ... "Muscle Atrophy Research and Exercise System (MARES)".. ...
*  Spinal muscular atrophies
Certain conditions (e.g., spinal muscular atrophy or spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy) have a wide range, from infancy to ... Proximal spinal muscular atrophies, i.e., conditions that affect primarily proximal muscles; Distal spinal muscular atrophies ( ... In all spinal muscular atrophies, the primary feature is muscle weakness accompanied by atrophy of muscle. This is the result ... Other muscular atrophies have a different and often very severe course. Some of them are extremely rare and described only in a ...
*  Spinal muscular atrophy with progressive myoclonic epilepsy
... (SMA-PME), sometimes called Jankovic-Rivera syndrome, is a very ... Spinal muscular atrophies Progressive myoclonus epilepsy Haliloglu, G.; Chattopadhyay, A.; Skorodis, L.; Manzur, A.; Mercuri, E ... Jankovic, J.; Rivera, V. M. (1979). "Hereditary myoclonus and progressive distal muscular atrophy". Annals of Neurology. 6 (3 ... National Institutes of Health (December 2013). "Genetics Home Reference: Spinal muscular atrophy with progressive myoclonic ...