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64 Possible Causes for Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Electromyogram Abnormal

  • 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] 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] Symptoms may include: Clumsy movement Difficulty climbing stairs Frequently trips and falls Unable to jump or hop normally Tip toe walking Leg pain Facial weakness Inability[stanfordchildrens.org]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    As the condition progresses, muscle weakness leads to functional difficulties (difficulty climbing stairs or rising from a chair).[orpha.net] […] changes in the structure of the muscle cells Tests that stain the muscle sample can be used to visualize any muscle proteins present Electromyogram (EMG): Another diagnostic[dovemed.com] 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]

  • 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] electromyogram, and the presence of an inflammatory infiltrate in muscle biopsy. 3 A muscle biopsy is preferred to confirm diagnosis and to exclude other causes of muscle[ard.bmj.com] You’ll have difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a chair, or lifting objects with your arms.[dmpmandyou.com]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Muscle weakness may lead to difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a sitting position or even raising the arms.[news-medical.net] (EMG) which can demonstrate abnormal electrical activity in muscles and help distinguish weakness due to muscle disease from weakness due to nerve problems A nerve conduction[mda.org.au] You’ll have difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a chair, or lifting objects with your arms.[dmpmandyou.com]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    climbing stairs or getting up from chairs.[sharecare.com] Examples of this include trouble standing from a sitting position without using the arms, or difficulty climbing stairs.[nlm.nih.gov] climbing stairs and walking.[rarediseases.org]

  • 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] (EMG) which can demonstrate abnormal electrical activity in muscles and help distinguish weakness due to muscle disease from weakness due to nerve problems X-rays of the[mda.org.au] […] in climbing stairs or combing hair, progressing to an inability to roll over in bed.[ijpd.in]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    They may have difficulties with climbing stairs, keeping up with peers during play or getting up from a bent over position.[columbiasma.org] EMOTAS study aim to understand if NMJ abnormalities could have an impact on motor performance and fatigue in SMA type 3 ambulatory patients by electromyogram and to improve[clinicaltrials.gov] Difficulties walking, running, and climbing stairs are common. Finger trembling and scoliosis are also frequent.[link.springer.com]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    […] running, walking quickly and climbing stairs.[nhs.uk] A child with Duchenne MD may: have difficulty walking, running or jumping have difficulty standing up learn to speak later than usual be unable to climb the stairs without[nhs.uk] […] support have behavioural or learning difficulties Children with Duchenne MD may need a wheelchair by the time they're 12 years old, as their muscles weaken and they lose[nhs.uk]

  • Diabetic Amyotrophy

    A steady decline led to mobilisation with a Zimmer frame and great difficulty climbing stairs.[pmj.bmj.com] climbing stairs.[e-arm.org] Affected muscle groups: Proximal muscle groups - difficulty rising from chair, climbing stairs, shaving, hair combing.[patient.info]

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