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141 Possible Causes for Bilateral Arm Weakness

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Regionally isolated variants of ALS include flail arm syndrome, which involves bilateral proximal and typically predominant LMN arm weakness, and the flail leg syndrome, characterized[]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    JOURNAL ARTICLES Cupler EJ, Berger KI, Leshner RT, et al. Consensus treatment recommendations for late-onset Pompe disease. Muscle Nerve. 2012;45:319-333. Gungor D, de Vries JM, Hop WC, et al. Survival and associated factors in 268 adults with Pompe disease prior to treatment with enzyme replacement therapy.[…][]

  • Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    Abstract Two cases of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) who presented with primary respiratory failure are reported. In each case, although not initially suspected clinically, the electrophysiological findings, which included reduced compound muscle action potential amplitudes, decrement to 3-Hz stimulation,[…][]

  • Tick-Borne Encephalitis

    OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was the evaluation of NF-κB concentration in serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of patients with diagnosis of tick-borne diseases: tick-borne encephalitis (TBE), neuroborreliosis (NB), anaplasmosis (ANA) and patients co-infected with tick-borne encephalitis virus and Anaplasma[…][]

  • Brachial Plexus Neuritis

    Abstract The occurrence of brachial plexus neuritis during the acute phase of vasculitis is uncommon. We describe a patient with a long history of rhinitis and a recent onset of asthma, who developed purpuric skin lesions, abdominal pain, eosinophilia and brachial neuritis along with evidence of sacral plexus[…][]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    What is Duchenne/Becker Muscular Dystrophy (DBMD)? Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is the most common form of muscular dystrophy in children. In the absence of newborn screening, DMD is usually diagnosed when a child is 3 to 6 years of age. Early signs include delay in walking, frequent falling, and difficulty[…][]

  • Erb Muscular Dystrophy

    Erb's muscular dystrophy and congestive myocardiopathy. Description of a case with a whoop due to tricuspid insufficiency MedLine Citation: PMID: 6706057 Owner: NLM Status: MEDLINE Abstract/OtherAbstract: We describe a case of Erb's limb girdle muscular dystrophy with congestive cardiomyopathy and functional[…][]

  • Platybasia

    Abstract A case is presented of a 35-year-old woman diagnosed with platybasia associated with Klippel-Feil syndrome type I. She was admitted to University Department of Neurology for clinical examination because of walking difficulties, dizziness, and intermittent vision disturbances. Neurological examination revealed a[…][]

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    What is TTR-FAP and who gets it? Approximately 10,000, or 1.1 per 100,000 people in the world, are estimated to be living with TTR-FAP, which often shows up when patients are in their thirties or forties. TTR-CM tends to affect older males, ie., men who are 65 or older. However, many cases of both forms of the[…][]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    J Clin Neurosci. 2018 Jan;47:111-115. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2017.10.071. Epub 2017 Oct 31. Author information 1 Department of Neurology, Wolfson Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Holon, Israel. Electronic address: [email protected] 2 Department of Neurology, Wolfson Medical Center, Sackler[…][]

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