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Multiple system atrophy, parkinsonian type

Disease definition

Multiple system atrophy, parkinsonian type (MSA-p) is a form of multiple system atrophy (MSA; see this term) with predominant parkinsonian features (bradykinesia, rigidity, irregular jerky postural tremor, and postural instability).


Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • MSA, parkinsonian type
    • MSA-p
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: G23.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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