multiple systems atrophy


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multiple systems atrophy

A neurological syndrome marked by Parkinson disease, autonomic failure (loss of sweating, urinary incontinence, dizziness or syncope on arising, miosis), and ataxia.
See also: atrophy
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Memorial donations may be made to: Multiple Systems Atrophy, Research Movement Disorder Center, do Pennsylvania Hospital, 330 South Ninth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.
The trial is intended to assess the safety and efficacy of Droxidopa in patients suffering from symptomatic NOH associated with Parkinson's Disease, Pure Autonomic Failure and Multiple Systems Atrophy with the primary efficacy endpoint being defined as improvement in orthostatic blood pressure over time.
Her husband, Jack, a GP, died from the degenerative disease multiple systems atrophy in September 2002, and his younger brother died of motor neurone disease a few months earlier.

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