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347 Possible Causes for Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Muscle Weakness

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    It causes progressive weakness in muscles of the face, arms, legs, and around the shoulders and chest.[ninds.nih.gov] 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]

  • 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] Occasionally, however, females who carry a DMD gene mutation may have muscle weakness and cramping.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] This muscle weakness causes a waddling gait and difficulty climbing stairs.[genome.gov]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    There is no true muscle weakness nor evidence of muscle disease on electromyography (EMG) or on biopsy.[healthcentral.com] Often, patients cannot get out of bed without help and notice difficulty climbing stairs.[netdoctor.co.uk] Snapshot A 60-year-old woman presents to her physician's office for headache and muscle weakness.[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Polymyositis

    From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search rare idiopathic inflammatory myopathy characterized by symmetric proximal muscle weakness and elevated muscle enzymes edit[wikidata.org] 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] Abstract Polymyositis is an idiopathic inflammatory myopathy of unknown aetiology that affect skeletal muscles causing symmetrical, proximal muscle weakness, and also other[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Graves Disease

    On neurological examination the patient was presented with muscle weakness, muscle atrophy (in face and sternocleidomastoid muscles), features of myotonia and apocamnosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case emphasises the importance of considering TPP in patients with acute muscle weakness and the importance of promptly initiating treatment and preventing relapse of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, in the longer term, less desirable symptoms, such as muscle weakness, insomnia and trembling can also result.[thyroid-info.com]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    Progressive proximal muscle weakness began again at age 8 years. Serum CK was 14,910 IU/L. She was wheelchair-bound by age 12.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    […] of the muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presents with complaints like difficulty in getting up, climbing stairs or buttoning a shirt.[symptoma.com] Abstract An 11-year-old boy presented with progressive proximal muscle weakness and areflexia. He also had scoliosis with right convexity in the thoracic spine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Symptoms may include: Muscle weakness, stiffness, or soreness Problems swallowing Purple color to the upper eyelids Purple-red skin rash Shortness of breath The muscle weakness[nlm.nih.gov] Muscle weakness may lead to difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a sitting position or even raising the arms.[news-medical.net] You’ll have difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a chair, or lifting objects with your arms.[dmpmandyou.com]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    Infants with this disorder typically experience muscle weakness (myopathy), poor muscle tone (hypotonia), an enlarged liver (hepatomegaly), and heart defects.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] climbing stairs Frequent falls Scapular winging Respiratory Frequent infections Respiratory insufficiency Cardio-respiratory failure (death) Respiratory failure/insufficiency[cuh.nhs.uk] Dyspnea secondary to diaphragm or respiratory muscle weakness may also be observed.[symptoma.com]

  • Childhood Dermatomyositis

    In a second flare in childhood, she developed proximal muscle weakness and calcinosis cutis. A muscle biopsy was consistent with juvenile dermatomyositis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

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