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234 Possible Causes for Constipation, primarily in the legs, severe muscle wasting

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  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    […] diagnosis of infants with congenital contractures and severe muscle weakness by wasting mainly confined to the upper limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common side effects found in participants in the clinical trials on Spinraza were upper respiratory infection, lower respiratory infection and constipation.[fda.gov] The condition primarily affects the muscles that control chewing and swallowing, chest wall muscles, and arm and leg muscles.[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1

    atrophy type 1 with paradoxical breathing were placed on high-span PIP PEEP when sleeping from the point of diagnosis of spinal muscular atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Additional findings include atrophy and fasciculations of the tongue, gastrointestinal problems (gastroesophageal reflux, constipation, and delayed gastric emptying) bulbar[symptoma.com] This form affects primarily the muscles in the legs.[mda.org]

  • Addison's Disease

    Spontaneous resolution is rare, and the disease may be aggressive with soft-tissue sclerosis and muscular atrophy, bone involvement with resorptive osteolysis, or loss of[dermatologyadvisor.com] Signs and symptoms include weakness, weight loss, joint pain, postural hypotension, headache, anorexia, constipation, diarrhea, hyperpigmentation, hyponatremia, hyperkalemia[openanesthesia.org] The following signs and symptoms are typically observed in acute adrenal failure: Lower back pain Abdominal pain Leg pain Severe diarrhea with dehydration Incessant vomiting[symptoma.com]

  • Amyloidosis

    The symptoms include diarrhea, steatorrhea, or constipation. Pseudo-obstruction carries a particularly grave prognosis, often not responding to pro-motility agents.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Amyloid protein deposits often occur primarily in the kidneys and can cause protein in the urine, swelling of the legs and feet and fatigue.[froedtert.com] CASE REPORT A 68-year-old female presented with symptoms of partial bowel obstruction, including intermittent diffuse abdominal pain and constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Poliomyelitis

    […] weakness all over severe constipation muscle wasting weakened breathing difficulty swallowing weak cough flushed or blotchy skin hoarse voice bladder paralysis muscle paralysis[childrenshospital.org] Treatment is primarily limited to adequate rest, conservation of available energy, and supportive measures, such as leg braces and energy-saving devices such as powered wheelchairs[en.wikipedia.org] We report the case of PPS in a patient, 40 years, that thirty-five years after had had paralytic poliomyelitis, developed new symptoms of fatigue, muscular atrophy, dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    […] spinal muscular atrophy and juvenile asymmetric segmental spinal muscular atrophy.[symptoma.com] The patient also had severe chronic constipation for many years. More recently she had developed unremitting diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The condition primarily affects the muscles that control chewing and swallowing, chest wall muscles, and arm and leg muscles.[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Although initially characterized as spinal muscular atrophy, detailed histological analyses revealed major alterations in the striatum with marked neuronal loss, astrogliosis[hmg.oxfordjournals.org] Constipation affects up to 50% of patients with Parkinson's disease and sigmoid volvulus remains an under recognised complication with mortality rates up to 50%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] affecting the side of onset - Resting tremor (hand, leg or jaw; low frequency [4–5 Hz], asymmetric, disappears with action) - Excellent response to levodopa (70%–100%) -[dx.doi.org]

  • Neuropathy

    Types I and II (varieties of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, also called peroneal muscular atrophy) are the most common; they are usually autosomal dominant disorders but can[merckmanuals.com] If CIPN remains an issue, related conditions could be balance issues, trouble breathing, constipation, difficulty urinating, and even a decrease in blood pressure.[curetoday.com] If the damage is to the autonomic nerves (which control organ function) you may have constipation or dizziness.[nccn.org]

  • X-linked Distal Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    This form affects primarily the muscles in the legs.[mda.org] Characterised by severe muscle wasting as in SMA type I accompanied by congenital bone fractures PCH Spinal muscular atrophy with pontocerebellar hypoplasia (SMA-PCH) Pontocerebellar[ipfs.io] Although head lag and constipation may still be present, parents can be reassured that this is normal and that a full recovery will occur over time.9 * P.L.'[the-medical-dictionary.com]

  • Distal Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    Characterised by severe muscle wasting as in SMA type I accompanied by congenital bone fractures PCH Spinal muscular atrophy with pontocerebellar hypoplasia (SMA-PCH) Pontocerebellar[ipfs.io] Constipation is a common problem as is being able to control excessive drooling (secretions), and getting proper nutrition and calories for proper weight gain.[smasupport.com] This form affects primarily the muscles in the legs.[mda.org]

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