amyotrophy


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Related to amyotrophy: mononeuropathy, neuralgic amyotrophy, Monomelic amyotrophy, Diabetic amyotrophy

amyotrophy

 [a″mi-ot´ro-fe]
a painful condition with wasting and weakness of muscle, commonly involving the deltoid muscle.

a·my·ot·ro·phy

(ă'mī'ot'rō-fē),
Muscular wasting or atrophy.
Synonym(s): amyotrophia
[G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + trophē, nourishment]

amyotrophy

/amy·ot·ro·phy/ (a″mi-ot´rah-fe) muscular atrophy.amyotro´phic
diabetic amyotrophy  a painful condition, associated with diabetes, with progressive wasting and weakening of muscles, usually limited to the muscles of the pelvic girdle and thigh.
neuralgic amyotrophy  atrophy and paralysis of the muscles of the shoulder girdle, with pain across the shoulder and upper arm.

amy·ot·ro·phy

, amyotrophia (ā'mī-ot'rō-fē, ă-mī'ō-trō'fē-ă)
Muscular wasting or atrophy.
[G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + trophē, nourishment]

amy·ot·ro·phy

, amyotrophia (ā'mī-ot'rō-fē, ă-mī'ō-trō'fē-ă)
Muscular wasting or atrophy.
[G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + trophē, nourishment]

amyotrophy

atrophy of muscles.

neurogenic amyotrophy
see muscular atrophy.
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