What is amyotrophy?

  • (noun): Progressive wasting of muscle tissues.
    Synonyms: amyotrophia


Amyotrophy is progressive wasting of muscle tissues. Muscle pain is also a symptom. It can occur in middle age males with type 2 diabetes. It also occurs with Motor Neuron Disease.

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Hereditary Neuralgic Amyotrophy
... Hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy (HNA) is a neuralgic disorder that is characterized by nerve damage and muscle atrophy, preceded by severe pain ... For a comprehensive overview of hereditary and idiopathic neuralgic amyotrophy and its consequences for patients please see the pdf file link at the bottom of this page ...
Monomelic Amyotrophy - Further Reading
... "Benign monomelic amyotrophy of lower limb A rare entity with a characteristic muscular CT" ... "Benign Monomelic Amyotrophy of the Lower Limb – Case Report and Brief Review of the Literature" ... "Benign monomelic amyotrophy A study of twenty-one cases" ...
... Amyotrophy is progressive wasting of muscle tissues ... Muscle pain is also a symptom ...