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27 Possible Causes for Acute Respiratory Failure, Inability to Walk on Heels

  • Myelopathy

    She exhibited a spastic gait on the right with inability to heel walk or tandem walk. She had difficulty squatting.[touchneurology.com]

  • Demyelinating Disease

    […] to walk heel-to-toe in tightrope fashion.[the-medical-dictionary.com] Demyelinating diseases can cause acute respiratory failure when the spinal cord is affected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This usually produces weakness of the extremities and axial musculature, which can evolve to respiratory motor failure and asphyxiation if support is not available.[dartmouth.edu]

  • Bacterial Myositis

    Leg/foot – Foot drop, inability to walk on heels or toes. Respiratory – Use of accessory muscles to breathe. 3.[clinicaladvisor.com] […] lung injury and adult respiratory distress syndrome; sepsis and other serious infectious diseases; specific organ dysfunction and failure; and many other vital topics.[books.google.com] Renal failure may be a complication leading to renal failure.[boneandspine.com]

  • Secondary Myopathy

    Leg/foot Footdrop, inability to walk on heels or toes, spread or curl toes Respiratory Use of accessory muscles What is cause of myopathy?[sites.google.com] The presentation of pneumomediastinum ranges from acute respiratory failure to fortuitous diagnosis (33% of cases) [ 3, 139 ].[err.ersjournals.com] Examples include: Respiratory difficulties: Respiratory failure can occur in a number of the myopathies. Aspiration pneumonia may also occur.[patient.info]

  • Alcohol Hallucinosis

    […] to walk heel-to-toe in tightrope fashion.[encyclopedia.com] respiratory failure 237 Definition 238 Clinical picture 240 Special problems encountered which may require highdependency or intensive care unit support 241 Gastrointestinal[books.google.ro] Respiratory failure, myocardial dysfunction, and CNS irritability can result. 20 • Thiamine deficiency: A deficit of thiamine in combination with direct neurotoxic effects[ahcmedia.com]

  • Distal Myopathy Type 3

    He noticed weakness and atrophy of leg muscles with inability to walk on his heels. The creatine kinase concentration was high.[ruralneuropractice.com] Primary Neuromuscular Respiratory failure: GBS, MG, ALS, Botulism, WNV, CIDP, LEMS, Acute intermittent porphyria, tick paralysis, Organophosphate poisoning, toxic neuropathy[sites.google.com] Leg/foot Footdrop, inability to walk on heels or toes, spread or curl toes Respiratory Use of accessory muscles What is cause of myopathy?[sites.google.com]

  • Pes Planus

    […] causing difficultly with walking/running Discomfort with wearing shoes Inability to bear weight on affected foot Tired, achy feet with prolonged standing or walking Diagnosis[northlondonfootandankle.co.uk] The syndrome of acute respiratory failure 3. The syndrome of acute circulatory failure (collaptoid) 4. The syndrome of acute right-ventriculus failure 5.[slideshare.net] Inside arch of the foot is flattened Heel bone may be turned outward Inner aspect of the foot may appear bowed out Pain in the foot, leg, knee, hip, or lower back Pain in the heels[northlondonfootandankle.co.uk]

  • Myoadenylate Deaminase Deficiency

    Leg/foot Footdrop, inability to walk on heels or toes, spread or curl toes Respiratory Use of accessory muscles What is cause of myopathy?[sites.google.com] Respiratory Failure and Myoglobinuria 539 Case 86 A Uremic Man with Proximal Muscle Weakness 545 Case 87 A Woman with Weakness Elevated Cholesterol and Serum Creatine Kinase[books.google.com] Ankle dorsiflexion weakness - tripping, cannot heel walk. High steppage gait or slapping feet. Ankle plantarflexion weakness - cannot tip toe walk.[sites.google.com]

  • Polyglucosan Body Myopathy Type 2

    Leg/foot Footdrop, inability to walk on heels or toes, spread or curl toes Respiratory Use of accessory muscles What is cause of myopathy?[sites.google.com] Primary Neuromuscular Respiratory failure: GBS, MG, ALS, Botulism, WNV, CIDP, LEMS, Acute intermittent porphyria, tick paralysis, Organophosphate poisoning, toxic neuropathy[sites.google.com] Ankle dorsiflexion weakness - tripping, cannot heel walk. High steppage gait or slapping feet. Ankle plantarflexion weakness - cannot tip toe walk.[sites.google.com]

  • Congenital Myopathy with Excess of Thin Filaments

    Leg/foot Footdrop, inability to walk on heels or toes, spread or curl toes Respiratory Use of accessory muscles What is cause of myopathy?[sites.google.com] Primary Neuromuscular Respiratory failure: GBS, MG, ALS, Botulism, WNV, CIDP, LEMS, Acute intermittent porphyria, tick paralysis, Organophosphate poisoning, toxic neuropathy[sites.google.com] Ankle dorsiflexion weakness - tripping, cannot heel walk. High steppage gait or slapping feet. Ankle plantarflexion weakness - cannot tip toe walk.[sites.google.com]

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