Atrophy - Causes
Published on April 9, 2020, 12:30 p.m.

Mnemonic to remember causes of Atrophy- DIPMED

D- Disuse (post trauma immobilization) 
I- Innervation loss 
P- Pressure 
M- Malnutrition (marasmus, cancer cachexia)
E- Endocrine stimulation loss
D- Diminished blood supply (senile atrophy)