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Muscular Disorders, Atrophic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Muscular Disorders, Atrophic
Tree Number(s)
C05.651.534
C10.668.491.175
Unique ID
D020966
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020966
Scope Note
Disorders characterized by an abnormal reduction in muscle volume due to a decrease in the size or number of muscle fibers. Atrophy may result from diseases intrinsic to muscle tissue (e.g., MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY) or secondary to PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES that impair innervation to muscle tissue (e.g., MUSCULAR ATROPHY, SPINAL).
Entry Version
MUSCULAR DIS ATROPHIC
Entry Term(s)
Atrophic Muscular Disorders
Atrophy, Disuse
Atrophy, Spinopontine
Spinopontine Atrophy
Previous Indexing
Muscular Atrophy (1966-1999)
See Also
Muscular Atrophy
Public MeSH Note
2000; for SPINAL AND BULBAR MUSCULAR ATROPHY, see BULBO-SPINAL ATROPHY, X-LINKED 2010-2012
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Muscular Disorders, Atrophic Preferred
Spinopontine Atrophy Narrower
Atrophy, Disuse Narrower
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