Muscle atrophy

What is Muscle atrophy?

Muscle atrophy means decrease in mass of muscle by muscle wasting.

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Hi, my name is XXXXXXX My mother has suffered Optic Atrophy, it caused from Uveitis. Her condition has been over 10 years. I just wonder is there...

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Thanks for referring your mother's problem to me.

The reason of optic atrophy in such cases is more likely to be due to Diabetes. As...

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my brother has/had muscle atrophy after taking a non statin cholestrol drug, he had been taking it for 6 months, after which his doctors advised...

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Hi There

Ezetimibe although is a very good non statin drug for cholesterol lowering but every medicine has its own side effects which are more in...

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my daughter has a swollen right area by her right foot. She is a long distance runner in high school. Our current musculoskeletal sports medicine...

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Thanks for posting,

If I am not wrong, then the medical terminology for this is could be muscle atrophy. Muscle atrophy is the wasting or...

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