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550 Possible Causes for Bilateral Pelvic Girdle Weakness, Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Percussion Myotonia

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    Patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 may present subtle myotonia and it may be necessary to search for tenar muscle percussion myotonia 15.[] climbing stairs or getting up from chairs.[] Examples of this include trouble standing from a sitting position without using the arms, or difficulty climbing stairs.[]

  • Steroid Myopathy

    Myotonia can be elicited by percussion, occurs by impaired relaxation of muscle due to repetitive depolarization of the muscle.[] Her headaches are gone, but she has difficulty climbing stairs and getting up form a chair.Her blood pressure is 120/70mm Hg, pulse 82/min and respiration are 12/min.Physical[] As with patients with chronic steroid-induced myopathy, patients with these diseases have difficulty rising from chairs and climbing stairs.[]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Often, patients cannot get out of bed without help and notice difficulty climbing stairs.[]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    climbing stairs, hopping, or jumping decreased motor skills Physical exam Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Similar traits to Duchenne's Distinguishing traits from Duchenne's[] This muscle weakness causes a waddling gait and difficulty climbing stairs.[] Symptoms progressive weakness affecting proximal muscles first (begins with gluteal muscle weakness) gait abnormalities delayed walking toe walking clumsy, waddling gait difficulty[]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia
  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    Abstract: Case report regarding a 23 year old gentleman, presented with difficulty climbing stairs, changes in posture and toe walking.[] As the condition progresses, muscle weakness leads to functional difficulties (difficulty climbing stairs or rising from a chair).[]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia
  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    […] running, walking quickly and climbing stairs.[] A child with Duchenne MD may: have difficulty walking, running or jumping have difficulty standing up learn to speak later than usual be unable to climb the stairs without[] […] support have behavioural or learning difficulties Children with Duchenne MD may need a wheelchair by the time they're 12 years old, as their muscles weaken and they lose[]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia
  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 1E

    girdles with associated worsening thigh muscle weakness resulting in slight limitation of movement.[] Myotonia (prolonged muscle contraction) occurs spontaneously or is elicited by voluntary activity or by mild stimulation, such as tapping on a muscle (percussion myotonia)[] LGMD1 patients may need to use walking aids, can have difficulties climbing stairs and lose the ability to walk.[]

  • Poliomyelitis

    […] walking 25%[ a ] 63%[ a ] N/A 85%[ a ] Difficulty climbing Stairs N/A 61% 67%[ a ] 82% Difficulty with ADLS 14% 17% 16% 62% a Most common new problem.[] Most frequently reported were difficulties with walking and climbing stairs and with transfers (e.g., wheelchair to bed).[] climbed without difficulty 1, 3, or 5 years ago vs. now.[]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia
  • Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    Weakness or loss of movement that can be more or less severe, including: Difficulty climbing stairs, walking, or lifting things Muscle pain Drooping of the head The need to[] He reports difficulty rising from seated position and difficulty climbing stairs. He denies any blurry vision or any rashes on his body.[] […] rising from a chair difficulty climbing stairs tendon reflexes autonomic symptoms dry mouth impotence improves temporarily with muscle use (vs myasthenia gravis, where symptoms[]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia
  • Erb Muscular Dystrophy

    Symptoms - Muscular dystrophy limb girdle type 2A- Erb type Muscle weakness is first evident in the shoulder girdle and later in the pelvic girdle.[] Critical Essential Core Tested Community Questions (19) (SAE13BS.10) A 5-year-old boy has a history of delayed walking and difficulty climbing stairs.[] climbing stairs and walking.[]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia

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