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Multiple System Atrophy Prognosis and Outlook

MSA Life Expectancy (Prognosis)


Prognosis is currently guarded, with most MSA patients passing away from the disease or its complications within 6-10 years after the onset of symptoms. Nonetheless, there is reason for hope, for, as Parkinson’s research goes, so goes MSA research. Since the biology of MSA may be related to other neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s disease, it is possible that therapies designed for other conditions will also prove helpful for patients with MSA.


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