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252 Possible Causes for Adult Onset of Muscle Symptoms

  • Hemochromatosis

    […] may include: Type II Diabetes (adult onset) hypothyroidism disease of the heart muscle and arrhythmia liver disorders including cirrhosis and liver cancer to top Is There[] […] and second fingers loss of sex drive for both sexes, impotence for men, menstrual irregularities for women or early menopause discolouration or bronzing of the skin Later symptoms[]

  • Strabismus

    A child who develops strabismus after the age of eight or nine years is said to have adult-onset strabismus.[] Causes and symptoms Strabismus can be caused by a defect in muscles or the part of the brain that controls eye movement.[]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Typical symptoms include moderate-to-severe muscle pain and stiffness, particularly affecting the neck, shoulders and thighs. The onset is usually sudden.[] Polymyalgia rheumatica is a condition causing pain and stiffness in older adults.[]

  • Hereditary Late-Onset Parkinson Disease

    When PTD begins in adult years, symptoms can first involve the arm (writer's cramp), neck (cervical dystonia or torticollis), laryngeal (spasmodic dysphonia) or eye muscles[] Unlike early-onset, adult or late-onset dystonia tends to remain localized or spreads to an adjacent body region.[]

  • Pallidopyramidal Syndrome

    Myoclonus Depressivity Abnormal pyramidal sign Dystonia Nystagmus Limb muscle weakness Adult onset Anxiety Pes cavus Dementia Apraxia Autosomal recessive inheritance Spasticity[] - More than 50% cases Peripheral neuropathy Uncommon Symptoms - Between 30% and 50% cases Hyperreflexia Parkinsonism Gait ataxia Aggressive behavior Hallucinations Gait disturbance[] […] develop some of the following symptoms: Common Symptoms - More than 50% cases Babinski sign Uncommon Symptoms - Between 30% and 50% cases Autosomal dominant inheritance Common Symptoms[]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Myotonic (Steinert's disease): The myotonic form is the most common adult-onset form. It is characterized by an inability to relax a muscle once it has contracted.[] In most cases, childhood onset of LGMD results in a more severe disorder that progresses more rapidly than adolescent or adult onset cases.[] ‘Classical’ adult onset DM1 Muscular dystrophy The predominant symptom in classic DM 1 is distal muscle weakness, leading to difficulty with performing tasks requiring fine[]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    Symptoms are similar to those of Duchenne MD but with a different pattern of muscle damage.[] An infantile-onset form of autosomal recessive distal MD has also been reported.[] Although distal MD is primarily an autosomal dominant disorder, autosomal recessive forms have been reported in young adults.[]

  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis

    Dermatomyositis is an inflammatory disease of the muscles, like polymyositis. However, dermatomyositis has a somewhat severe onset and affects both children and adults.[] In addition to the symptoms of polymyositis, including pain and weakness of the muscles around the shoulders and pelvis, symptoms of dermatomyositis also include a patchy[]

  • Progressive Muscular Atrophy

    Adult onset MND usually starts insidiously with symptoms and signs including stumbling, foot drop, weakened grip, slurred speech, cramp, muscle wasting, twitching and tiredness[] Onset Congenital form appears at birth. More common form may begin in teen or adult years.[] Myotonic (Steinert's disease): The myotonic form is the most common adult-onset form. It is characterized by an inability to relax a muscle once it has contracted.[]

  • Growth Hormone Deficiency

    […] of puberty Symptoms of GH deficiency in adults include the following: Low energy Decreased strength and exercise tolerance Decreased muscle mass Weight gain, especially around[] […] speed) for age and pubertal stage Increased amount of fat around the waist The child may look younger than other children his or her age Delayed tooth development Delayed onset[]

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