Disease Information for Muscle atrophy

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Muscle weakness
Weakness
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Aldolase, serum (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Muscle biopsy/Fiber atrophy
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/Abnormal findings
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Muscle disorder (ex)
CLASS/Muscle/tendon/extremities (category)
Process
PROCESS/Atrophic disorders (ex)
PROCESS/Use/Age/atrophic disorder (category)
Definition

Derangement in size and number of muscle fibers occurring with aging, reduction in blood supply, or following immobilization, prolonged weightlessness, malnutrition, and particularly in denervation.

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