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22 Possible Causes for Arthralgia, Difficulty Rising from a Squatting Position

  • Dermatomyositis

    […] potentials Fibrillation potentials, even at rest Bizarre high-frequency repetitive discharges Positive for any of the myositis-specific autoantibodies Nondestructive arthritis or arthralgias[myositis.org] Patients may have difficulty rising from a chair or squatting and then raising themselves from this position.[emedicine.medscape.com] General symptoms such as low grade fever, loss of appetite, loss of weight, arthralgia and lethargy can occur Due to the general ill health and multi-systemic involvement[medicaljoyworks.com]

  • Neurological Disorder

    rising from squatting position (use hands to ‘climb’ up legs – Gowers’ sign)  Pseudohypertrophy of calf muscles (muscle replaced by fatty tissue)  Progressive disability[slideshare.net] […] dystrophy  Dystrophinopathies (mutations of X-linked gene for muscle protein dystrophin)  Duchenne muscular dystrophy  Boys develop proximal weakness in early childhood  Difficulty[slideshare.net]

  • Beriberi

    […] symptoms N Percent Lower extremity edema 77 85 Lower extremity parasthesias 76 83 Leg pain 71 78 Weakness 71 78 Difficulty walking 69 76 Fatigue 67 74 Difficulty running 60 66 Arthralgia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The neuropathy affects the legs most markedly, and these patients have difficulty rising from a squatting position. [4] In our case, the patient had both features of wet and[jdrntruhs.org]

  • Secondary Myopathy

    Indeed, anti-PM/Scl positive patients commonly experience arthralgia (74%), Raynaud's phenomenon (63%), ILD (38%), fever (33%) and mechanic's hands (11%) [ 8 ].[err.ersjournals.com] Pelvic girdle Difficulty climbing stairs, waddling gait, difficulty rising to standing position from a squatting position (patient may demonstrate Gower sign), difficulty[sites.google.com] Patients with polymyositis and dermatomyositis may also have cardiac involvement leading to arrhythmia and heart failure, arthralgia, Raynaud's phenomenon, interstitial pneumonitis[neuropathology-web.org]

  • Hereditary Proximal Myopathy with Early Respiratory Failure

    […] diseases Malignancy GI vasculitis Polymyositis Female male predominance Peak incidence: 20–50 yr Symmetrical proximal muscle weakness Pelvic girdle shoulder girdle muscles Arthralgias[clevelandclinicmeded.com] They presented between the ages of 13 to 29 with proximal weakness in the lower extremities manifesting with difficulty on stairs or rising up from a squatting position (Table[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com]

  • Distal Myopathy

    […] diagnoses History Abdominal pain; excessive urination; renal stones Hypercalcemia; hyperparathyroidism Acute weakness with neurologic deficit(s) Spinal cord injury; stroke Arthralgia[aafp.org] Pelvic girdle Difficulty climbing stairs, waddling gait, difficulty rising to standing position from a squatting position (patient may demonstrate Gower sign), difficulty[sites.google.com] […] diseases Malignancy GI vasculitis Polymyositis Female male predominance Peak incidence: 20–50 yr Symmetrical proximal muscle weakness Pelvic girdle shoulder girdle muscles Arthralgias[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Myopathic Carnitine Deficiency

    […] levels in 24-hour urine: Elevated Saliva cortisol concentration: High in the morning EMG: Normal Serum CK: Normal Muscle biopsy: Normal Corticosteroid withdrawal Myalgias & arthralgias[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] rising from squatting position, getting up from chair •tender muscles to pressure •can progress rapidly with complications such as dysphagia and aspiration pneumonia •skin[quizlet.com] […] diagnoses History Abdominal pain; excessive urination; renal stones Hypercalcemia; hyperparathyroidism Acute weakness with neurologic deficit(s) Spinal cord injury; stroke Arthralgia[aafp.org]

  • Distal Myopathy Type 3

    […] diagnoses History Abdominal pain; excessive urination; renal stones Hypercalcemia; hyperparathyroidism Acute weakness with neurologic deficit(s) Spinal cord injury; stroke Arthralgia[aafp.org] Pelvic girdle Difficulty climbing stairs, waddling gait, difficulty rising to standing position from a squatting position (patient may demonstrate Gower sign), difficulty[sites.google.com] […] diseases Malignancy GI vasculitis Polymyositis Female male predominance Peak incidence: 20–50 yr Symmetrical proximal muscle weakness Pelvic girdle shoulder girdle muscles Arthralgias[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    […] symptoms N Percent Lower extremity edema 77 85 Lower extremity parasthesias 76 83 Leg pain 71 78 Weakness 71 78 Difficulty walking 69 76 Fatigue 67 74 Difficulty running 60 66 Arthralgia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The neuropathy affects the legs most markedly, and these patients have difficulty rising from a squatting position. [4] In our case, the patient had both features of wet and[jdrntruhs.org]

  • Inclusion Body Myositis

    Four out of six patients presented extraglandular manifestations, such as arthralgias, vitamin B12 deficiency, interstitial kidney disease and biliary cirrhosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common reasons for presentation are related to weakness of the quadriceps muscles, such as difficulty rising from low chairs or from the squatting or kneeling positions[ibmmyositis.com] She reported a diffuse arthralgia affecting particularly the joints in the hands and knees. The EMG confirmed a persistent myogenic pattern.[karger.com]

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