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83 Possible Causes for Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, Difficulty Climbing Stairs

  • 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] The diagnosis of muscular dystrophy is based on the results of muscle biopsy, increased creatine phosphokinase (CpK3), electromyography, and genetic testing.[en.wikipedia.org] Symptoms may include: Clumsy movement Difficulty climbing stairs Frequently trips and falls Unable to jump or hop normally Tip toe walking Leg pain Tiring quickly with exertion[chop.edu]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    As the condition progresses, muscle weakness leads to functional difficulties (difficulty climbing stairs or rising from a chair).[orpha.net] High serum creatine kinase Increased CPK Increased creatine kinase Increased creatine phosphokinase Increased serum CK Increased serum creatine kinase Increased serum creatine[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Abstract: Case report regarding a 23 year old gentleman, presented with difficulty climbing stairs, changes in posture and toe walking.[um.edu.mt]

  • 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] This muscle weakness causes a waddling gait and difficulty climbing stairs.[genome.gov] Symptoms progressive weakness affecting proximal muscles first (begins with gluteal muscle weakness) gait abnormalities delayed walking toe walking clumsy, waddling gait difficulty[orthobullets.com]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    climbing stairs or getting up from chairs.[sharecare.com] We present a 19-year-old girl with epilepsy and elevated creatine phosphokinase (CPK) concentration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examples of this include trouble standing from a sitting position without using the arms, or difficulty climbing stairs.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Muscle weakness may lead to difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a sitting position or even raising the arms.[news-medical.net] Elevated creatine phosphokinase increases the suspicion of an inflammatory muscle disease, and muscle biopsy is the definitive diagnostic tool for inflammatory myopathies.[rc.rcjournal.com] Creatine phosphokinase (CPK) was increased at 1,319U/L (normal Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 and 2 antibodies, Epstein-Barr virus and cytomegalovirus antigenaemia.[revistanefrologia.com]

  • Polymyositis

    climbing stairs, getting up from a chair, or lifting above the shoulder Joint pain or muscle tenderness Difficulty swallowing Shortness of breath Fatigue General malaise[tuh.templehealth.org] You’ll have difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a chair, or lifting objects with your arms.[dmpmandyou.com] Progressive muscle weakness starts in the proximal muscles (muscles closest to the trunk of the body) which eventually leads to difficulties climbing stairs, rising from a[childneurologyfoundation.org]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    climbing stairs Frequent falls Scapular winging Respiratory Frequent infections Respiratory insufficiency Cardio-respiratory failure (death) Respiratory failure/insufficiency[cuh.nhs.uk] […] running 30 (32%) • Difficulty performing sports 22 (23%) • Difficulty climbing stairs 24 (26%) • Difficulty walking 15 (16%) • Difficulty rising from an armchair 11 (12%)[ojrd.com] Morning headache & day time tiredness Orthopnea ( breathing difficulties when laying down) Sleep apnea ( stopping breathing whilst asleep) Exertional shortness of breath[cuh.nhs.uk]

  • Childhood Dermatomyositis

    Raised bumps on knuckes Gradual muscle weakness (often in the neck, shoulders, trunk, back or hips) Difficulty with everyday activities, such as climbing stairs, standing[my.clevelandclinic.org] […] in climbing stairs or combing hair, progressing to an inability to roll over in bed.[ijpd.in] The weakness mainly affects the large muscles around the hips and shoulders, resulting in increasing difficulty with walking, climbing stairs, getting up from the floor and[mda.org.au]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 5

    Type V glycogen storage disease (GSD V) is a rare inherited condition in which the body is not able to break down glycogen. Glycogen is an important source of energy that is stored in all tissues, especially in the muscles and liver. GSD V is also called McArdle disease. GSD V is caused by a flaw in the gene that[…][nlm.nih.gov]

  • Autosomal Recessive 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] climbing stairs and walking.[rarediseases.org] There was a history of difficulty with standing from a sitting position, climbing stairs and raising his upper limbs above his head.[chs-journal.com]

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