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Striatonigral Degeneration

"Striatonigral Degeneration" 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.

A sporadic neurodegenerative disease with onset in middle-age characterized clinically by Parkinsonian features (e.g., MUSCLE RIGIDITY; HYPOKINESIA; stooped posture) and HYPOTENSION. This condition is considered a clinical variant of MULTIPLE SYSTEM ATROPHY. Pathologic features include a prominent loss of neurons in the zona compacta of the SUBSTANTIA NIGRA and PUTAMEN. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1075-6)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Striatonigral Degeneration" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Striatonigral Degeneration" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2000 and 2002
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