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Marchiafava-Bignami Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Marchiafava-Bignami Disease
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.163.510
C10.314.475
Unique ID
D054319
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054319
Scope Note
A neurodegenerative condition that is characterized by demyelination or necrosis of the CORPUS CALLOSUM. Symptoms include DEPRESSION; PARANOIA; DEMENTIA; SEIZURES; and ATAXIA which can progress to COMA and death in a few months. Marchiafava-Bignami syndrome is seen often in alcoholics but has been found in non-alcoholics as well.
Entry Term(s)
Marchiafava-Bignami Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Demyelinating Diseases (1965-2007)
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Marchiafava-Bignami Disease Preferred
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