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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Maaß, Sylvia; Levin, Johannes; Höglinger, Günter 
Title:
Current Treatment of Multiple System Atrophy. 
Abstract:
Treatment of patients with multiple system atrophy (MSA) is complex and purely symptomatic to date. No disease-modifying treatment is available so far, leaving a survival time of usually less than 10 years after diagnosis is made. Clinically, two forms of movement disorders characterize this disease, either a hypokinetic rigid parkinsonian movement disorder in MSA of the parkinsonian type or ataxia in MSA of the cerebellar type. In both variants of the disease, autonomic symptoms are mandatory f...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Curr Treat Options Neurol 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
18 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
51 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1092-8480 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik