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Striatonigral Degeneration MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Striatonigral Degeneration
Tree Number(s)
C10.177.575.550.875
C10.228.140.079.612.800
C10.228.662.550.800
Unique ID
D020955
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020955
Scope Note
A sporadic neurodegenerative disease with onset in middle-age characterized clinically by Parkinsonian features (e.g., MUSCLE RIGIDITY; HYPOKINESIA; stooped posture) and HYPOTENSION. This condition is considered a clinical variant of MULTIPLE SYSTEM ATROPHY. Pathologic features include a prominent loss of neurons in the zona compacta of the SUBSTANTIA NIGRA and PUTAMEN. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1075-6)
Entry Term(s)
Striatonigral Atrophy
Previous Indexing
Multiple System Atrophy (1998-1999)
Parkinson Disease (1970-1993)
Substantia Nigra (1970-1999)
See Also
Parkinsonian Disorders
Public MeSH Note
2000; see MULTIPLE SYSTEM ATROPHY 1998-1999
History Note
2000; use MULTIPLE SYSTEM ATROPHY 1998-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/04
Revision Date
2019/05/17
Striatonigral Degeneration Preferred
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