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Term:Skeletal muscle atrophy
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Accession:HP:0003202 term browser browse the term
Definition:The presence of skeletal muscular atrophy (which is also known as amyotrophy).
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Amyotrophy;   Amyotrophy involving the extremities;   Muscle atrophy;   Muscle degeneration;   Muscle hypotrophy;   Muscle wasting;   Muscular atrophy;   Neurogenic muscle atrophy;   Neurogenic muscle atrophy, especially in the lower limbs;   Neurogenic muscular atrophy
 alt_id: HP:0001299;   HP:0003545;   HP:0003671;   HP:0003702;   HP:0003746;   HP:0006995;   HP:0007171;   HP:0007356;   HP:0009010;   HP:0009048;   HP:0100868
 xref: MSH:D009133;   SNOMEDCT_US:74035001;   UMLS:C0234958;   UMLS:C0270948;   UMLS:C0541794;   UMLS:C1843479

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system 0
        Abnormality of the musculature 0
          Abnormal skeletal muscle morphology 0
            Abnormality of muscle size 0
              Skeletal muscle atrophy 0
                Distal amyotrophy + 0
                Generalized amyotrophy + 0
                Limb-girdle muscle atrophy + 0
                Lower limb amyotrophy + 0
                Nonprogressive muscular atrophy 0
                Pectoralis amyotrophy 0
                Peroneal muscle atrophy 0
                Proximal amyotrophy + 0
                Scapuloperoneal amyotrophy 0
                Spinal muscular atrophy + 0
                Sternocleidomastoid amyotrophy 0
                Upper limb amyotrophy + 0
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