amyotrophy


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amyotrophy

(ˌæmɪˈɒtrəfɪ)
n
(Pathology) pathol wasting of muscles, caused by disease of the nerves supplying them
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Noun1.amyotrophy - progressive wasting of muscle tissues
atrophy, wasting away, wasting - a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
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He showed proximal muscular hypertrophy and distal amyotrophy of upper limbs.
Progressive bulbo spinal amyotrophy in triple A syndrome with AAAS gene mutation.
6,7) Isolated clinical comorbidities * Laryngomalacia * Subglottic stenosis * Subdural hematoma * Central nervous system malformations including Arnold Chiari malformation * Arthrogryposis * Facial dysmorphic features * Velopharyngeal insufficiency * Hypotonia/myopathy * Ear deformities/sensorineural hearing loss Syndromic associations * Robinow syndrome * Goldenhar syndrome * Down syndrome * Williams syndrome * DiGeorge syndrome * Mobius syndrome * Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (type 1, 1b and 2) * JS-X syndrome * Hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy * Congenital myasthenic syndrome
Keywords: Juvenile muscular atrophy, Monomelic amyotrophy, Ulnar entrapment.
An unusual case of Neuralgic Amyotrophy Presenting with bilateral phrenic nerve and vocal cord paresis.
Four patients (3 men and 1 woman, patients 7-10) exhibited PTS, also known as neuralgic amyotrophy.
Monomelic amyotrophy associated with the 7472insC mutation in the mtDNA tRNA gene.
This discovery will make it possible to expand the production process for these neurons, leading to more rapid progress in understanding diseases of the motor system, such as infantile spinal amyotrophy or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease).
In the medium term, the approach should contribute to the development of treatments for paralytic diseases such as infantile spinal muscular amyotrophy or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
In examination, the patient showed global development delay, amyotrophy, and distended abdomen.

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