Multiple system atrophy

Br J Hosp Med. 1994 May;51(9):492-4.


Most doctors have vague and imprecise notions of what is meant by the terms olivopontocerebellar atrophy, Shy-Drager syndrome, striatonigral degeneration, multiple system atrophy and multisystem degenerations. This article attempts to tame this nosological jungle.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Atrophy
  • Autonomic Nervous System Diseases / pathology
  • Cerebellar Diseases / pathology
  • Corpus Striatum / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophies* / pathology
  • Shy-Drager Syndrome* / pathology
  • Substantia Nigra / pathology*