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220 Possible Causes for Cardiomyopathy, Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Progressive Contractures

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Symptoms may include: Progressive muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy) Waddling way of walking Difficulty climbing stairs Difficulty rising from lying or sitting Repeated[cedars-sinai.edu] A pilot study was conducted to assess the safety and efficacy of tranilast in muscular dystrophy patients with cardiomyopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Walking braces for the ankle-foot or the knee-ankle-foot can help support weak muscles and keep the body flexible, slowing progression of contractures. Medications.[web.archive.org]

  • 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[orthobullets.com] She was treated for peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEi), beta-blockers and diuretics with normalisation of her cardiac function[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Surgical Treatment Progressive contractures may be improved with tendon lengthening but recurrence rates may be high.[posna.org]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    climbing stairs or getting up from chairs.[sharecare.com] This is the first report showing the electron microscopic findings of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) accompanied with limb girdle muscular dystrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is variable rate of progression. May develop myalgia, myoglobinuria, contractures, muscle hypertrophy.[patient.info]

  • Muscular Dystrophy-Dystroglycanopathy Type C5

    climbing stairs Difficulty walking up stairs 0003551 Difficulty running 0009046 Dilated cardiomyopathy Stretched and thinned heart muscle 0001644 Frequent falls 0002359 Motor[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] LGMD1B patients often exhibit findings of both cardiomyopathy and dysrhythmia [ 7 ].[pubs.sciepub.com] – not usually very rapidly progressive – joint contractures may be present 2B dysferlin 15-25 usually (variable) no no – usually slow progression – muscle pain and swelling[mda.org.au]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    Abstract: Case report regarding a 23 year old gentleman, presented with difficulty climbing stairs, changes in posture and toe walking.[um.edu.mt] Patients with Becker muscular dystrophy-related cardiomyopathy typically survive into their 30s, when they succumb to complications of cardiomyopathy or receive heart transplants[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Progressive scoliosis and contracture formation may require surgical intervention.[emedicine.com]

  • Muscular Dystrophy-Dystroglycanopathy Type C3

    LGMD1 patients may need to use walking aids, can have difficulties climbing stairs and lose the ability to walk.[mdfgauteng.org] LGMD1B patients often exhibit findings of both cardiomyopathy and dysrhythmia [ 7 ].[pubs.sciepub.com] There is variable rate of progression. May develop myalgia, myoglobinuria, contractures, muscle hypertrophy.[patient.info]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 1E

    LGMD1 patients may need to use walking aids, can have difficulties climbing stairs and lose the ability to walk.[mdfgauteng.org] Inherited cardiomyopathies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] – not usually very rapidly progressive – joint contractures may be present 2B dysferlin 15-25 usually (variable) no no – usually slow progression – muscle pain and swelling[mda.org.au]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Muscle weakness may lead to difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a sitting position or even raising the arms.[news-medical.net] […] due to dermatomyositis Dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to dermatomyositis Disorder of respiratory system due to dermatomyositis Juvenile dermatomyositis Juvenile dermatomyositis[icd9data.com] , the muscles begin to waste away (atrophy) and permanently shorten (contracture); children with juvenile dermatomyositis may experience a more rapid onset.[myositis.org.au]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2B

    Age at onset ranged from 15 to 25 years with difficulty in climbing stairs, fatigue, weakness, and markedly elevated serum creatine kinase.[checkorphan.org] LGMD1B patients often exhibit findings of both cardiomyopathy and dysrhythmia [ 7 ].[pubs.sciepub.com] There is variable rate of progression. May develop myalgia, myoglobinuria, contractures, muscle hypertrophy.[patient.info]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2G

    climbing stairs Difficulty walking up stairs 0003551 Difficulty running 0009046 Difficulty walking Difficulty in walking 0002355 Distal lower limb amyotrophy 0008944 Distal[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Related information in OMIM Keywords - Disease i Cardiomyopathy, Disease mutation, Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy Organism-specific databases DisGeNET i 8557 GeneReviews i[uniprot.org] There is variable rate of progression. May develop myalgia, myoglobinuria, contractures, muscle hypertrophy.[patient.info]

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