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Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Global Atrophy: Global atrophy refers to a diffuse loss of neurons or decrease in size of the neurons throughout the brain. In young children it is generally caused b ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Vermian Atrophy: mean degenerative changes in the part of the cerebellum called the vermix.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience in Urology
Several: You mean atrophic vaginitis.Symptoms include dryness, soreness, white malodorous discharge due to infection,painful intercourse. sometimes bleeding in ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience in Dermatology
Thin skin: Atrophy usually refers to the skin-as you get older or if you have had alot of sun in the past-the dermis (that is the layer below the top layer whic ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Poor function.: If a testicle has atrophied, then there is a loss of function is that testicle. How much function is lost depends on the degree of atrophy. Functions ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Wasting away: The label suggests a kidney that the kidney is smaller, less functional due to undefined event in the past.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
29 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Yes.: Many drugs can result in renal failure which will eventually lead to atrophy of the kidneys. It's rare today though since we are well aware of these d ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Brain atrophy: Atrophy of the cerebral cortex is often seen on ct scans of elderly people who have no significant cognitive problems. Therefore that ct scan finding ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Cerebral Atrophy: Cerebral atrophy (decreased size) affecting both frontal lobes.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in Urology
See answer: Testicular atrophy, or shrinking of the testicles, can be due to a variety of causes, including: congenital abnormality, injury, prior infection (mump ... Read More

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