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81 Possible Causes for Bilateral Leg Weakness, Difficulty Climbing Stairs

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    climbing stairs Frequent falls Scapular winging Respiratory Frequent infections Respiratory insufficiency Cardio-respiratory failure (death) Respiratory failure/insufficiency[cuh.nhs.uk] Morning headache & day time tiredness Orthopnea ( breathing difficulties when laying down) Sleep apnea ( stopping breathing whilst asleep) Exertional shortness of breath[cuh.nhs.uk] Profound/rapidly progressive - hypotonia (floppy baby) Delayed motor milestones Progressive proximal muscle weakness (esp. trunk and lower limbs) Gait abnormalities Muscle pain Difficulty[cuh.nhs.uk]

  • Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy

    To utilise an exposed/unexposed cohort strategy for mortality and cancer analyses across unselected and complete cohorts of patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (IIM) resident in south-east Norway (denominator population 2.6 million), between 2003 and 2012. IIM cases were identified by comprehensive[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Poliomyelitis

    ., gypsy) girl from Bourgas, Bulgaria, had onset of bilateral leg weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy

    He had noted increasing difficulty climbing stairs and arising from a chair for 10 to 15 years.[neuromuscular.wustl.edu]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 10

    Two years later, he experienced a subacute episode of bilateral leg weakness that was steroid responsive, prior to which he had a several month history of gradual decline[jneuroinflammation.biomedcentral.com] For example, you may have difficulty climbing stairs or getting up from a chair.[healthline.com] Leg weakness may first become apparent by an increased frequency of stumbling on uneven pavement, or an unexplained difficulty climbing stairs.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Miller-Fisher Syndrome

    Urinary Retention Hx of rapidly progressive bilateral leg weakness e.g. after a diarrhoea illness 3-4 weeks before Examn: - Lower limb LMN signs Hyporeflexia Flaccid paralysis[brainscape.com] The weakness may first appear as difficulty climbing stairs or with walking.[ninds.nih.gov]

  • Zebra Body Myopathy

    Guillain-Barre), bilateral leg weakness with areflexia Peripheral nerve: Sensory findings associated, in dermatomal distribution.[morningreporttgh.blogspot.com] climbing stairs 59 32 hallmark (90%) Very frequent (99-80%) HP:0003551 13 waddling gait 59 32 hallmark (90%) Very frequent (99-80%) HP:0002515 14 axial muscle weakness 59[malacards.org] Patients present with difficulty climbing stairs, a waddling gait, marked winging of scapula, lower back pain, paresis of limb girdle musculature, hypo-/areflexia and/or mild[mendelian.co]

  • Upper Limb Hypertrophy

    […] as late effects of cerebrovascular accident Weakness of arm Weakness of bilat arms Weakness of bilat legs Weakness of bilateral legs Weakness of both arms Weakness of extremities[icd9data.com] climbing stairs and walking.[rarediseases.org] Patient’s face showed gross lipodystropy, wasting of sternmastoid muscles and upper arms muscles, bilaterally ( figure 4A-4D ).[omicsonline.org]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    leg weakness, ascending sensory) Vasculitic neuropathies (mononeuropathy) Characteristic CSF findings consist of elevated protein (higher than 0.55 g per dL [5.5 g per L][aafp.org] Now, she has significant tingling throughout her legs and difficulty climbing stairs.[step2.medbullets.com] The weakness may first appear as difficulty climbing stairs or with walking.[ninds.nih.gov]

  • Polymyositis

    […] proximal muscle weakness often noted in the upper legs due to early fatigue while walking.[en.wikipedia.org] Progressive muscle weakness starts in the proximal muscles (muscles closest to the trunk of the body) which eventually leads to difficulties climbing stairs, rising from a[ninds.nih.gov] climbing stairs, getting up from a chair, or lifting above the shoulder Joint pain or muscle tenderness Difficulty swallowing Shortness of breath Fatigue General malaise[tuh.templehealth.org]

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