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1,342 Possible Causes for Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Male Sterility, Percussion Myotonia

  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    Percussion myotonia or myotonia of grasp or both is usually present if looked for.[] […] raising the head when lying down difficulty holding an object firmly a shuffling gait difficulty climbing stairs or rising from a seated position Media Dr.[] DM2 patients less commonly require assistive devices (canes, walkers, wheelchairs, scooters) than those with DM1 although they experience increasing difficulties climbing[]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Myotonia (prolonged muscle contraction) occurs spontaneously or is elicited by voluntary activity or by mild stimulation, such as tapping on a muscle (percussion myotonia)[] Symptoms may include: Progressive muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy) Waddling way of walking Difficulty climbing stairs Difficulty rising from lying or sitting Repeated[] […] typically elicited by percussion of the thenar eminence with a tendon hammer—‘percussion myotonia’.[]

    Missing: Male Sterility
  • Hyperthyroidism

    The presence of a fast pulse, tremor, eyelid lag, and warm moist skin in a patient with weight loss, difficulty climbing stairs, palpitations, and intolerance for warm rooms[]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia
  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 1E

    Myotonia (prolonged muscle contraction) occurs spontaneously or is elicited by voluntary activity or by mild stimulation, such as tapping on a muscle (percussion myotonia)[] LGMD1 patients may need to use walking aids, can have difficulties climbing stairs and lose the ability to walk.[] Symptoms that might be noticed first include frequent falls and difficulty climbing stairs, running and rising from the floor.[]

    Missing: Male Sterility
  • Generalized Myotonia of Thomsen

    On examination he showed percussion myotonia. There was no grip myotonia or eyelid myotonia. Nerve conduction studies were normal.[] Patients as well experience difficulties when climbing to stairs.[] Secondary outcomes: (1) clinical relaxation time; (2) electromyographic relaxation time; (3) stair test; (4) presence of percussion myotonia; and (5) adverse events.[]

    Missing: Male Sterility
  • Graves Disease

    Male subjects must be sterile (biologically or surgically) or commit to the use of a reliable method of birth control for the duration of the study until at least 90 days[]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia
  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    Patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 may present subtle myotonia and it may be necessary to search for tenar muscle percussion myotonia 15.[] climbing stairs or getting up from chairs.[] Examples of this include trouble standing from a sitting position without using the arms, or difficulty climbing stairs.[]

    Missing: Male Sterility
  • Paramyotonia Congenita

    They experience neither grip nor percussion myotonia during warm weather, whereas myotonia is provoked by cold. Her younger son has no symptoms.[] Diffuse inter-episode weakness, mainly in the proximal muscles, invariably developed around the fourth to fifth decade and was slowly progressive, with difficulty in climbing[] Also of diagnostic importance are the myotonic reactions inducible at room temperature, such as percussion myotonia, active myotonia and paradoxical myotonia.[]

    Missing: Male Sterility
  • Steroid Myopathy

    Myotonia can be elicited by percussion, occurs by impaired relaxation of muscle due to repetitive depolarization of the muscle.[] Her headaches are gone, but she has difficulty climbing stairs and getting up form a chair.Her blood pressure is 120/70mm Hg, pulse 82/min and respiration are 12/min.Physical[] As with patients with chronic steroid-induced myopathy, patients with these diseases have difficulty rising from chairs and climbing stairs.[]

    Missing: Male Sterility
  • Cushing's Disease

    Muscle wasting, especially in extremities, leads to difficulty in getting up and down from a sitting position, difficulty in climbing stairs, or generalized weakness and fatigue[]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia

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