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61 Possible Causes for Abdominal Pain, Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Electromyogram Abnormal

  • Childhood Dermatomyositis

    A child with JM has great difficulty climbing stairs and just getting up from a sitting position. Walking and running become very challenging and exhausting.[curejm.org] (EMG) which can demonstrate abnormal electrical activity in muscles and help distinguish weakness due to muscle disease from weakness due to nerve problems X-rays of the[mda.org.au] Vasculitis of the gastrointestinal tract, observed in less than 10% of JDM patients, may result in severe abdominal pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, or perforation. 42 Abdominal[obgynkey.com]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Muscle weakness may lead to difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a sitting position or even raising the arms.[news-medical.net] (EMG) which can demonstrate abnormal electrical activity in muscles and help distinguish weakness due to muscle disease from weakness due to nerve problems A nerve conduction[mda.org.au] pain, because it may suggest the presence of renal infarction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Symptoms may include: Progressive muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy) Waddling way of walking Difficulty climbing stairs Difficulty rising from lying or sitting Repeated[cedars-sinai.edu] Patients can also experience: Episodes of “malaise” or “burning pain” in muscles; Severe pain from changes in posture and muscle strain; Chronic fatigue; Breathing problems[fshsociety.org] Symptoms may include: Clumsy movement Difficulty climbing stairs Frequently trips and falls Unable to jump or hop normally Tip toe walking Leg pain Tiring quickly with exertion[chop.edu]

  • Polymyositis

    Progressive muscle weakness starts in the proximal muscles (muscles closest to the trunk of the body) which eventually leads to difficulties climbing stairs, rising from a[ninds.nih.gov] pain, sometimes with a hole ( perforation ) in the lining of the bowel.[merckmanuals.com] An electromyogram showed abnormal nerve conduction with evidence of active denervation of most of the muscles tested.[nature.com]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    Abstract: Case report regarding a 23 year old gentleman, presented with difficulty climbing stairs, changes in posture and toe walking.[um.edu.mt] We have identified two brothers (ages 8 and 10 years) with very mild proximal weakness, recurrent abdominal pain, and moderately elevated serum creatine kinase levels.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] changes in the structure of the muscle cells Tests that stain the muscle sample can be used to visualize any muscle proteins present Electromyogram (EMG): Another diagnostic[dovemed.com]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    climbing stairs, hopping, or jumping decreased motor skills Physical exam Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Similar traits to Duchenne's Distinguishing traits from Duchenne's[orthobullets.com] A 14-year-old nonambulatory boy with DMD was brought to our emergency department with sudden onset of severe abdominal pain and distention.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pain, flatulence, abdominal discomfort, constipation Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders Rash erythematous Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders Pain in extremity[medicines.org.uk]

  • Diabetic Amyotrophy

    A steady decline led to mobilisation with a Zimmer frame and great difficulty climbing stairs.[pmj.bmj.com] Background: Diabetic amyotrophy (DA) with abdominal pain and unilateral herniation may relate to a rare but severe variant.[shmabstracts.com] climbing stairs.[e-arm.org]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    climbing stairs or getting up from chairs.[sharecare.com] Pain: history of muscle pain, cramping, other musculoskeletal pain.[now.aapmr.org] Examples of this include trouble standing from a sitting position without using the arms, or difficulty climbing stairs.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    […] running, walking quickly and climbing stairs.[nhs.uk] Patients with Crohn’s disease frequently develop chronic diarrhea and chronic abdominal pain.[hsc.unm.edu] A child with Duchenne MD may: have difficulty walking, running or jumping have difficulty standing up learn to speak later than usual be unable to climb the stairs without[nhs.uk]

  • Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    Weakness or loss of movement that can be more or less severe, including: Difficulty climbing stairs, walking, or lifting things Muscle pain Drooping of the head The need to[nlm.nih.gov] pain, nausea, diarrhea, headache, elevated liver enzymes, back pain, hypertension and muscle spasms.[fda.gov] It is distinguishable from normal muscle cramps by the finding of prolonged bursts of high frequency repetitive muscle action potentials on the electromyogram (EMG).[doi.org]

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