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652 Possible Causes for Cardiomyopathy, Personality Change, Progressive Contractures

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Liver disease, severe depression, high blood pressure, obvious change in personal appearance… you name it.[allaboutrecoveryinc.com] […] 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]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Medical care is directed at treating systemic conditions and improving the person's quality of life.[en.wikipedia.org] Cardiac involvement is common in MPS patients and usually consists of progressive valvular thickening with incompetence and cardiomyopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ; hip containment surgeries; corrective osteotomy for progressive valgus deformity at the knee; posterior spinal fusion Multispecialty care is mandatory for these patients[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Wilson Disease

    change, grossly inappropriate behavior and inexplicable deterioration of school or other work, neurosis, and psychosis.[medicinenet.com] Cardiac injury may include arrhythmia, cardiomyopathy, and autonomic dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , psychic disturbances, and progressive weakness and emaciation.[whonamedit.com]

  • Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy

    Occupational therapy may implement changes to a person's environment, both at home or work, to increase the individual's function and accessibility; furthermore, it addresses[en.wikipedia.org] 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]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Occupational therapy may implement changes to a person's environment, both at home or work, to increase the individual's function and accessibility; furthermore, it addresses[en.wikipedia.org] 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]

  • Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy Type 2

    Rarely a new mutation causing EDMD can also occur, causing disease in a person with no family history.[mda.org.au] An Indian family with an Emery-Dreifuss myopathy and familial dilated cardiomyopathy due to a novel LMNA mutation.[annalsofian.org] contractures-limb-girdle weakness-muscle dystrophy syndrome Coenzyme Q10 deficiency Congenital fiber-type disproportion myopathy Congenital fibrosis of extraocular muscles[se-atlas.de]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2E

    […] the first technology to measure changes in pH rather than emitted light to register sequencing reactions.[omicsonline.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]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    MD is caused by changes (mutations) in the genes responsible for the structure and functioning of a person's muscles.[nhs.uk] 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]

  • Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy Type 1

    The muscle cells of a person with MD have changes in appearance and could have low levels of dystrophin, a protein that helps muscle cells keep their shape and length.[kidshealth.org] 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]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2F

    […] the first technology to measure changes in pH rather than emitted light to register sequencing reactions.[omicsonline.org] 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]

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