Atrophy

Atrophy refers to the weakening or tissue loss of a body part. Such affected atrophying tissue will gradually “wither” or degrade over time. The loss of function is often due to lack of activity or to some disease. Some examples include muscle atrophy and vaginal atrophy. Causes and treatments vary ...

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Introduction: Atrophy

Atrophy: Wasting away or shrinking. Neuronal atrophy is wasting away of neurons, a decrease in neuronal density. ...Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1 ...

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Causes List for Atrophy

Some possible causes of Atrophy or similar disorders may include:2

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Types of Atrophy

Types of atrophy include:

Other related disorders include:

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References

  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ artfl/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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