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271 Possible Causes for Cardiomyopathy, Floppy Muscle, Progressive Contractures

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    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] Symptoms include: Myotonia (prolonged muscle spasm) in the fingers and facial muscles A floppy-footed, high-stepping gait (walk or run) Cataracts Heart abnormalities Endocrine[ohsu.edu]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    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] […] no symptoms Bethlem myopathy Floppy muscles in infancy 2/3 of patents are wheelchair bound Proximal muscle weakness by age 50 Contractures * Includes alpha, beta, gamma and[encyclopedia.com]

  • Short Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency

    cardiomyopathies; Hereditary Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Dilated cardiomyopathy Errors of Fatty acid oxidation - 2 disorders of carnitine metabolism (See 1 disorders of Carnitine[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] , progressive joint contractures, lumbar lordosis, progressive external ophthalmoplegia with ptosis, and cataracts.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For people with SCADD who do have symptoms, these symptoms include problems eating, low muscle tone (they may be floppy), delays in development, vomiting, low energy (lethargy[thinkgenetic.com]

  • Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy

    Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy: humeroperoneal muscular atrophy and weakness, neck and elbow contractures with sinus bradycardia, first-degree atrioventricular block, and dilated cardiomyopathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy (EDMD) is a neuromuscular disorder resulting in progressive muscle weakness, contractures, and cardiomyopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In young babies, the muscle weakness may be noticed as 'floppiness' of the baby.[patient.info]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    cardiomyopathy died at the ages of 2 years 1 month, and 7 years 4 months respectively.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the first known Egyptian patient with FCMD, established by clinical features of generalized weakness, pseudohypertrophy of calf muscles, progressive joint contractures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Merosin Positive CMD The term, 'Merosin Positive CMD,' refers to persons who fit a CMD picture with floppy muscle tone and may present with respiratory and feeding difficulty[disabled-world.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    […] without cardiomyopathy (p 0.001, both) and controls (p 0.05, both).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute renal failure secondary to progressively decreasing renal blood flow (hepatorenal syndrome) may develop.[merckmanuals.com] […] use of the muscles and joints a reduced ability to control movement in the hands, feet and eyes a complete loss of the ability to make rapidly shifting body movements If[promises.com]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2E

    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] […] no symptoms Bethlem myopathy Floppy muscles in infancy 2/3 of patents are wheelchair bound Proximal muscle weakness by age 50 Contractures * Includes alpha, beta, gamma and[encyclopedia.com]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2F

    Keywords Delta-sarcoglycan Severe LGMD phenotype Cardiomyopathy References 1. Nigro V, Moreira ES, Piluso G, et al.[link.springer.com] There is variable rate of progression. May develop myalgia, myoglobinuria, contractures, muscle hypertrophy.[patient.info] […] no symptoms Bethlem myopathy Floppy muscles in infancy 2/3 of patents are wheelchair bound Proximal muscle weakness by age 50 Contractures * Includes alpha, beta, gamma and[encyclopedia.com]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2C

    Symptoms may additionally include: enlargement (hypertrophy) of the calf muscle and tongue, diseases of the heart muscle ( cardiomyopathy ), and respiratory abnormalities.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Patients may also experience cardiomyopathy and lung disease, and may develop scoliosis and joint contractures as the disease progresses.[sema4genomics.com] […] no symptoms Bethlem myopathy Floppy muscles in infancy 2/3 of patents are wheelchair bound Proximal muscle weakness by age 50 Contractures * Includes alpha, beta, gamma and[encyclopedia.com]

  • Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy Type 1

    Abstract The original Virginia family with X‐linked muscular dystrophy with early contractures and cardiomyopathy (Emery‐Dreifuss type) has been reinvestigated 25 years later[doi.org] Confusion with the common idiopathic toe walking inhibits therapy and prophylaxis of progressive contractures and skeleton deformities.[zehenspitzengang.de] In young babies, the muscle weakness may be noticed as floppiness.[healthnavigator.org.nz]

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