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104 Possible Causes for Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Gowers Sign

  • 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] ’s sign of proximal muscle weakness 1.[radiopaedia.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]

  • 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] She exhibited Gowers' sign, calf muscle hypertrophy, and a high serum creatine kinase level at 2 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A physical examination revealed proximal muscle weakness, calf hypertrophy, deep tendon hyporflexia and a positive Gower's sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    As the condition progresses, muscle weakness leads to functional difficulties (difficulty climbing stairs or rising from a chair).[orpha.net] From age 27 years, he developed proximal muscle weakness predominantly of the lower limbs, a positive Gower sign, and a waddling gait.[ncbi.nlm.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]

  • Autosomal Recessive Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2O

    Examples of this include trouble standing from a sitting position without using the arms, or difficulty climbing stairs.[medlineplus.gov] Mild to moderate elevated serum creatine kinase levels and positive Gowers sign are reported.[orpha.net] climbing stairs Difficulty walking up stairs 0003551 Facial palsy Bell's palsy 0010628 Wrist flexion contracture 0001239 Percent of people who have these symptoms is not[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Autosomal Dominant Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 1D

    This may result in frequent falls, difficulty in running, climbing stairs and rising from the floor or from a chair.[treat-nmd.eu] Image : “Gower’s sign.” by William Richard Gowers (1845–1915) – Gowers WR. Clinical lecture on pseudohypertrophic muscular paralysis. Lancet 1879;ii,73-5.[lecturio.com] He had difficulty in climbing stairs, running, getting up from squatting position, and raising arms above the head. There was thinning of shoulders, arms and thighs.[jcdr.net]

  • 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] The patient presented unmistakable signs of muscular atrophy in the upper and lower limbs, as well as positive Gowers' sign. Levels of creatinkinase in serum were high.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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]

  • Autosomal Recessive Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2Q

    climbing stairs and walking.[rarediseases.org] Image : “Gower’s sign.” by William Richard Gowers (1845–1915) – Gowers WR. Clinical lecture on pseudohypertrophic muscular paralysis. Lancet 1879;ii,73-5.[lecturio.com] Is there a finding (or history) of Gower's sign?[patient.info]

  • Autosomal Recessive Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2C

    Examples of this include trouble standing from a sitting position without using the arms, or difficulty climbing stairs.[medlineplus.gov] Mild to moderate elevated serum creatine kinase levels and positive Gowers sign are reported.[orpha.net] climbing stairs and walking.[rarediseases.org]

  • Autosomal Recessive Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2P

    climbing stairs and walking.[rarediseases.org] Image : “Gower’s sign.” by William Richard Gowers (1845–1915) – Gowers WR. Clinical lecture on pseudohypertrophic muscular paralysis. Lancet 1879;ii,73-5.[lecturio.com] Is there a finding (or history) of Gower's sign?[patient.info]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    climbing stairs or getting up from chairs.[sharecare.com] We report a Saudi Arabian family with weakness in limb-girdle distribution: waddling gait, positive Gowers' sign, and marked muscle atrophy in the shoulder and pelvic girdle[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Image : “Gower’s sign.” by William Richard Gowers (1845–1915) – Gowers WR. Clinical lecture on pseudohypertrophic muscular paralysis. Lancet 1879;ii,73-5.[lecturio.com]

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