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752 Possible Causes for Cardiomyopathy, Limb Weakness, Progressive Contractures

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    A pilot study was conducted to assess the safety and efficacy of tranilast in muscular dystrophy patients with cardiomyopathy.[] 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.[] The symptoms of FSH dystrophy may appear during childhood with severe facial and limb weakness or develop slowly and gradually in adulthood with progressive difficulty closing[]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    This is the first report showing the electron microscopic findings of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) accompanied with limb girdle muscular dystrophy.[] There is variable rate of progression. May develop myalgia, myoglobinuria, contractures, muscle hypertrophy.[] Limb-girdle muscular dystrophies (LGMD) are a group of clinically and genetically heterogeneous diseases characterized by weakness and wasting of the pelvic and shoulder girdle[]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    She was treated for peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEi), beta-blockers and diuretics with normalisation of her cardiac function[] Surgical Treatment Progressive contractures may be improved with tendon lengthening but recurrence rates may be high.[] And 2) are these gait deviations related to lower limb weakness?[]

  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy

    This is the first report of an FSHD patient with biopsy-proven cardiomyopathy.[] In addition, even within early-onset facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy type 1 phenotypes, some cases had uncommon features (head drop, early disabling contractures, progressive[] FSHD presentation with foot drop or lower limb proximal weakness appeared to be more frequent than expected.[]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    , lysosomal disease with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, glycogen storage disease with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, lysosomal glycogen storage disease Prende il nome da Johannes[] Limb contractures in progressive neuromuscular disease and the role of stretching, orthotics, and surgery.[] An intermediate form manifests with muscle weakness in childhood. In the adult form, the patient may have limb-girdle weakness.[]

  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    Moreover, morphological and functional changes indicative of subclinical cardiomyopathy have been demonstrated by means of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) and spectroscopy[] Shortening of muscles or tendons around joints (contractures). Contractures can further limit mobility. Breathing problems.[] Patient-reported perceived changes (worse/stable) in balance, walking, lower-limb weakness, stair-climbing and hand weakness were used as criteria.[]

  • Erb Muscular Dystrophy

    […] 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[] progression.[] In 1954, when Walton and Nattrass reported 105 cases of limb-girdle weakness associated with many other disorders, the nosologic entity of limb-girdle dystrophy was formally[]

  • 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.[] Patients may also experience cardiomyopathy and lung disease, and may develop scoliosis and joint contractures as the disease progresses.[] Linkage to 15q was exclu... more The clinical syndrome of slowly progressive proximal limb and limb girdle muscular weakness and atrophy, or limb girdle syndromes (LGS), has[]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2E

    LGMD1B patients often exhibit findings of both cardiomyopathy and dysrhythmia [ 7 ].[] There is variable rate of progression. May develop myalgia, myoglobinuria, contractures, muscle hypertrophy.[] Symptoms - Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy- type 2E Weakness Toe walking Muscle pain Muscle cramps Shoulder girdle muscle weakness Causes - Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy-[]

  • 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[] Abstract Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy (EDMD) is a neuromuscular disorder resulting in progressive muscle weakness, contractures, and cardiomyopathy.[] weakness and lower limb weakness, but there is no difference for the age at onset of cardiac involvement.[]

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