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7,644 Possible Causes for atrophy

  • Patulous Eustachian Tube

    The MRI of the three patients when they developed pET demonstrated atrophy and fat infiltration of the muscles innervated by the mandibular branch of the trigeminal nerve.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is frequently associated with peritubal atrophy, and usually responds to conservative measures such as weight gain or mucus-producing agents.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The right ear showed similar mobility of the tympanic membrane on respiration but without the associated chronic tympanic changes and atrophy.[nejm.org]

  • Osteoporosis

    […] care of patients with complex regional pain syndrome, but may be useful for the non-invasive determination of regional bone fragility and fracture risk, as well as muscular atrophy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] See also atrophy, bone and bone rarefaction . osteoporosis a pathological loss of bone but the remaining bone is structurally normal.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Called also Sudeck's disease . os·te·o·po·ro·sis ( os'tē-ō-pō-rō'sis ), Reduction in the quantity of bone or atrophy of skeletal tissue; an age-related disorder characterized[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Skin Infection

    Advanced late forms present with scarring, skin atrophy and pigmentary changes.[news-medical.net]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    This process leads to epithelium atrophy. Repair mechanisms set in, but only immature cells can repopulate the damaged intestinal parts.[symptoma.com] Pediatr Infect Dis J 11:587–589 PubMed Google Scholar Levinson JD, Nastro LJ (1978) Giardiasis with total villous atrophy.[link.springer.com] . : Cardiac atrophy and ventricular function in infants with severe protein calorie malnutrition (Kwashiorkor Disease). In: Pediatric cardiology. edn.[wellcomeopenresearch.org]

  • Otitis Media

    The MRI of the three patients when they developed pET demonstrated atrophy and fat infiltration of the muscles innervated by the mandibular branch of the trigeminal nerve.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications of tympanostomy include transient and persistent otorrhea, tympanosclerosis, atrophy, perforation of the tympanic membrane, and cholesteatoma. 39 A mild conductive[aafp.org] […] was speculated as an initial motor paralysis of the tensor veli palatini muscle, followed by volume decrease of the muscles in the vicinity of the ET due to denervation atrophy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    "Multidisciplinary overview of vaginal atrophy and associated genitourinary symptoms in postmenopausal women" . Sexual medicine . 1 (2): 44–53. doi : 10.1002/sm2.17 .[en.wikipedia.org] […] woman's estrogen levels decrease with menopause , her risk of urinary tract infections increases due to the loss of protective vaginal flora . [29] Additionally, vaginal atrophy[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Dementia

    Alzheimer disease In this disease, there is progressive atrophy of first the neurons of hippocampus and temporal lobe, and then gradually of the frontoparietal lobes and finally[symptoma.com] The condition primarily occurs after age 60, and is marked pathologically by severe cortical atrophy and the triad of SENILE PLAQUES; NEUROFIBRILLARY TANGLES; and NEUROPIL[fpnotebook.com] Frontotemporal dementia is associated with pronounced atrophy or shrinkage of the frontal and temporal lobes in the brain.[medicinenet.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Histopathologically, in autoimmune primary adrenal insufficiency, there is a diffuse mononuclear cell infiltrate that can gradually progress to atrophy.[news-medical.net] Long-term treatment with steroids leads to atrophy of the adrenal cortex; recovery of adrenal function may take months after steroid treatment is stopped.[healthcommunities.com] During this recovery time, the person is vulnerable to adrenal insufficiency during times of stress, such as illness, due to both adrenal atrophy and suppression of CRH and[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Optic Atrophy

    We report a new visual problem associated with DRPLA, optic atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A recognizable and characteristic form of peripheral retinal atrophy and nasal or "inverse" optic disc atrophy can occur in a small number of children being treated with vigabatrin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Review recent advances in clinical and experimental studies of dominant optic atrophy (DOA) to better understand the complexities of pathophysiology caused by the optic atrophy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscular weakness.[symptoma.com] Autosomal-recessive proximal spinal muscular atrophy (Werdnig-Hoffmann, Kugelberg-Welander) is caused by mutation of the SMN1 gene, and the clinical severity correlates with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disorder of motor neurons in the anterior horns of the spinal cord and brainstem that results in muscle atrophy and weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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