"MPTP Poisoning" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A condition caused by the neurotoxin MPTP which causes selective destruction of nigrostriatal dopaminergic neurons. Clinical features include irreversible parkinsonian signs including rigidity and bradykinesia (PARKINSON DISEASE, SECONDARY). MPTP toxicity is also used as an animal model for the study of PARKINSON DISEASE. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1072; Neurology 1986 Feb;36(2):250-8)
- MPTP Poisoning
- Poisoning, MPTP
- Neurotoxicity Syndrome, MPTP
- MPTP-Induced Parkinsonism
- MPTP Induced Parkinsonism
- Parkinsonism, MPTP-Induced
- Poisoning, 1-Methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine
- MPTP Neurotoxicity Syndrome
- MPTP Neurotoxicity Syndromes
- Neurotoxicity Syndromes, MPTP
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