neurogenic atrophy


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neurogenic atrophy

muscle wasting caused by loss of motor innervation of muscle (unlike disuse atrophy).
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A muscle biopsy of the anterior tibialis exhibited neurogenic atrophy with no inflammatory infiltrate.
The cause was established in seven of eight cases and included cervical intervertebral disk protrusion, skull fracture, neurogenic atrophy, and dystrophic myodegeneration.