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3,259 Possible Causes for Abnormal Gait, Cold-Induced Muscle Cramps, Percussion Myotonia

  • Paramyotonia Congenita

    They experience neither grip nor percussion myotonia during warm weather, whereas myotonia is provoked by cold. Her younger son has no symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Five were interviewed; their symptoms began in early childhood, and included muscle cramping induced by exposure to cold or exertion (both in most cases).[mja.com.au] Also of diagnostic importance are the myotonic reactions inducible at room temperature, such as percussion myotonia, active myotonia and paradoxical myotonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

    Further investigation showed some typical facial features of the syndrome, percussion myotonia and abnormal EMG pattern characterized by continuous muscle activity at rest[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] disturbance Abnormal gait Abnormal walk Impaired gait [ more ] 0001288 Genu valgum Knock knees 0002857 Hip dysplasia 0001385 Hypertonia 0001276 Intellectual disability Mental[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] He had diffuse muscular hypertrophy and stiffness with eyelid myotonia, tongue myotonia, percussion myotonia at thenar eminence [Figure 2] and forearm muscles.[amhsjournal.org]

    Missing: Cold-Induced Muscle Cramps
  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    Percussion myotonia or myotonia of grasp or both is usually present if looked for.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] 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] About one-third of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) don't have a family history of the disease, possibly because the gene involved may be subject to sudden abnormal[mayoclinic.org]

    Missing: Cold-Induced Muscle Cramps
  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Myotonia (prolonged muscle contraction) occurs spontaneously or is elicited by voluntary activity or by mild stimulation, such as tapping on a muscle (percussion myotonia)[neuropathology-web.org] Muscle weakness of the lower body, including the legs and pelvis area, slowly gets worse, causing: Difficulty walking that gets worse over time; by age 25 to 30, the person[web.archive.org] […] typically elicited by percussion of the thenar eminence with a tendon hammer—‘percussion myotonia’.[doi.org]

    Missing: Cold-Induced Muscle Cramps
  • Generalized Myotonia of Thomsen

    On examination he showed percussion myotonia. There was no grip myotonia or eyelid myotonia. Nerve conduction studies were normal.[jnnp.bmj.com] Cerebellar ataxia differs from gait problems due to abnormalities in other parts of the nervous system, such as the abnormal gait seen in Parkinson’s disease, normal pressure[hopkinsmedicine.org] Secondary outcomes: (1) clinical relaxation time; (2) electromyographic relaxation time; (3) stair test; (4) presence of percussion myotonia; and (5) adverse events.[cochrane.org]

    Missing: Cold-Induced Muscle Cramps
  • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

    myotonia MC, PMC, PAM Physical exam with some of: fifth digit clinodactyly, ocular hypertelorism, low-set ears, webbed fingers/toes, broad nasal root, small mandible, short[translational-medicine.com] Golomb, Subacute Onset of Abnormal Gait and Head Drop in a 3-Year-Old With History of Extreme Prematurity, Journal of Child Neurology, 10.1177/0883073810382142, 26, 3, (373[doi.org] PMC EKG – tachycardia TPP EKG – long QTc and/or ventricular arrhythmia ATS EKG – u waves ATS, hypoPP, TPP Hyporeflexia during attack of weakness hypoPP, TPP, ATS, hyperPP Percussion[translational-medicine.com]

    Missing: Cold-Induced Muscle Cramps
  • Behr Syndrome

    , Cramps, Myalgias Epidemiology: 1 family Inheritance: Dominant Clinical Percussion myotonia Cramps Stiffness: Posteffort Myotonic lid lag Laboratory Muscle: Cylindrical spirals[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] […] disturbance Abnormal gait Abnormal walk Impaired gait [3] This gene provides instructions for making a protein that helps determine the shape and structure of mitochondria[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Some people are only mildly affected, but others may have: difficulty walking without assistance an inability to move the legs, arms and/or face ( paralysis ) difficulty breathing[nhs.uk]

    Missing: Cold-Induced Muscle Cramps
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 2S

    The unusual clinical features of CMTD were associated with fasciculation, cramps, myokymia, impaired muscular relaxation and percussion myotonia with their electromyographic[wikigenes.org] They may include: Muscle weakness in the limbs (e.g. feet, ankles, legs and hands) Unusual gait Abnormal foot structure (e.g. high arches or flat feet) Numbness or loss of[news-medical.net] Many children who have CMT4 also have hammertoes (or other foot deformities), develop scoliosis or have difficulty walking.[gillettechildrens.org]

    Missing: Cold-Induced Muscle Cramps
  • Oculo-Pharyngo-Distal Myopathy

    myotonia: delayed relaxation following percussion of the thenar eminence Grip myotonia: delayed relaxation of firm handshake Reflexes depressed Gait: high steppage (foot[evidencereviewed.com] Walking and Ataxia 415 Case 66 A Man with Progressive Neuropathy and Congestive Heart Failure 422 Case 67 An Elderly Woman with a Progressive Neuropathy 429 Case 68 A Young[books.google.com] […] impairment Milia Pica Increased muscle fatiguability Bilateral ptosis Anxiety Gait ataxia Depressivity Hyporeflexia Abnormality of muscle fibers Abnormality of the pharynx[mendelian.co]

    Missing: Cold-Induced Muscle Cramps
  • Acute Cerebellar Ataxia

    walking Speech disturbances with slurred speech and changes in tone, pitch, and volume Visual complaints Abnormal eye movements Headache Nausea and vomiting Lightheadedness[cookchildrens.org] […] dysfunction with exercise intolerance, cramps and acute painful rhabdomyolysis or myoglobinuria (with or without myalgia) induced by fever, fasting or prolonged exercise,[neuroweb.us] The child is otherwise well but suddenly develops cerebellar signs, including imbalance and gait abnormalities.[clinicaladvisor.com]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia

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