Multiple system atrophy

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Multiple system atrophy

Synonyms: MSA | Multisystem atrophy

Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by autonomic failure (cardiovascular and/or urinary) parkinsonism cerebellar impairment and corticospinal signs with a median survival of 6-9 years.

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Advocacy Organizations

National Ataxia Foundation

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) was established in 1957 to help persons with Ataxia and their families. Our mission is to accelerate the development of treatments and a cure while working to improve the lives of those living with Ataxia. NAF’s vision of a world without Ataxia will be accomplished through our primary programs of funding Ataxia research, providing vital programs and services fo

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