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Muscular Atrophy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Muscular Atrophy
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.613.612
C23.300.070.500
C23.888.592.608.612
Unique ID
D009133
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009133
Annotation
MUSCULAR ATROPHY, SPINAL is also available
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Atrophy, Muscle
Neurogenic Muscular Atrophy
Neurotrophic Muscular Atrophy
NLM Classification #
WE 550
See Also
Muscular Disorders, Atrophic
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/04
Muscular Atrophy Preferred
Neurogenic Muscular Atrophy Narrower
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