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29 Possible Causes for Ataxia, Difficulty Rising from a Squatting Position

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[merckmanuals.com] Wernicke encephalopathy (WE) is a medical emergency caused by thiamine deficiency, characterized by cerebellar ataxia, ophthalmoplegia, and cognitive disturbances that may[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here we describe a teenage girl who develops vomiting after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and presented with nystagmus, irritability, and ataxia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    Thiamin contents of cerebrospinal fluid, plasma and erythrocytes in cerebellar ataxias. Eur. Neurol. 32, 154–158 (1992). 13. Kumar, N. Nutritional neuropathies. Neurol.[doi.org] 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] This has been called seasonal ataxia syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neurological Disorder

    cerebellar ataxia nervous disorder of late childhood and early adulthood; characterized by ataxic gait and hesitating or explosive speech and nystagmus tardive dyskinesia[vocabulary.com] 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] Deafness, neuropathy and ataxia appeared later, in the third and fourth decade.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polyglucosan Body Myopathy Type 2

    ataxia, and mental retardation, see Gillespie syndrome aniridia-cerebellar ataxia-intellectual disability, see Gillespie syndrome aniridia-cerebellar ataxia-mental deficiency[mygenomics.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] 1 Spinocerebellar ataxia 2 Spinocerebellar ataxia 7 Spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia Strudwick type Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita Spondyloperipheral dysplasia Spongy[pentacorelab.hu]

  • Infantile Beriberi

    Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[merckmanuals.com] Syndromes such as beriberi, Wernicke’s disease, Leigh’s disease, African Seasonal Ataxia, and various inherited ataxias, have all benefited from improved scientific approaches[books.google.it] 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]

  • Autosomal Dominant Myoglobinuria

    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] Key words: autosomal recessive ataxias, cerebellar ataxia, cerebellum, Friedreich ataxia.[scielo.br] Cerebellar ataxia with mental retardation and dysequilibrium syndrome type 2 WDR81 Cerebellar ataxia with spasticity GBA2 Cerebellar ataxia, mental retardation, and dysequilibrium[centogene.com]

  • Myopathic Carnitine Deficiency

    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] Onset by age 20 years Male and females affected equally Clinical characteristics: Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia Ptosis; hearing loss Retinitis pigmentosa Cerebellar[neurodiffdx.com] 3-Hydroxy-3-Methylglutaryl-CoA Synthase 2 Deficiency Anal Sphincter Myopathy, Internal Arthrogryposis Ataxia and Polyneuropathy, Adult-Onset Ataxia Neuropathy Spectrum atrophic[rgd.mcw.edu]

  • Cardiac Beriberi

    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] Thiamine-responsive acute cerebellar ataxia following febrile illness, Central African J Med 1993;39:40–41. Google Scholar 15. Lonsdale D.[link.springer.com] Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[namrata.co]

  • Neuromuscular Junction Disorder

    Inflammatory myopathies: Dermatomyositis Polymyositis Inclusion body myositis Diseases of peripheral nerve: Charcot-Marie tooth disease Dejerine-Sottas disease Friedreich's ataxia[hopkinsmedicine.org] One maneuver that may demonstrate weakness is to have the patient squat down and rise to the standing position without any assistance from their arms.[ahcmedia.com] […] and other kinds of ataxia — trouble controlling muscle movements inflammatory myopathies — chronic (ongoing) muscle inflammation that causes weakness (includes dermatomyositis[nemours.org]

  • Hereditary Proximal Myopathy with Early Respiratory Failure

    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] ataxia-deafness syndrome Myoclonus-dystonia syndrome Myoclonus epilepsy and ataxia due to potassium channel mutation Myoclonus epilepsy associated with ragged-red fibres[orpha.net] Feit H, Kirkpatrick J, Van Woert MH, Pandian G (1983) Myoclonus, ataxia, and hypoventilation: response to L-5-hydroxytryptophan.[link.springer.com]

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