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Muscular Disorders, Atrophic

"Muscular Disorders, Atrophic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Muscular Disorders, Atrophic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Muscular Disorders, Atrophic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2015
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