Shy-Drager syndrome


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Shy-Dra·ger syn·drome

[MIM*146500]
n. Shy-Drager, síndrome de, enfermedad neurodegenerativa vista en personas de edad media y mayores de edad, que afecta el sistema nervioso autónomo y se caracteriza por hipotensión crónica ortostática, con pérdida del conocimiento, impotencia, incontinencia y arrítmia cardíaca.
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Glial cytoplasmic inclusions in the CNS of patients with multiple system atrophy (striatonigral degeneration, olivopontocerebellar atrophy and Shy-Drager syndrome).
Shy-Drager syndrome: multisystem atrophy with comorbid depression.
MSA is a relatively 'new' descriptive term and is derived from three previously described diseases, viz., olivopontocerebellar atrophy, striato-nigral degeneration, and Shy-Drager syndrome. (5) The classical symptoms of MSA include Parkinsonism, ataxia, and autonomic dysfunction.6 Ataxia describes a gross lack of coordination of muscle movements while autonomic dysfunction involves a variety of systems that regulate unconscious bodily functions such as heart rate, blood pressure, bladder function, and digestion.