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275 Possible Causes for Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Muscular Atrophy

  • 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[] Distal muscular dystrophies are a group of inherited primary muscle disorders showing progressive weakness and atrophy preferentially in the hands, forearm, lower legs, or[] 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[]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to explore the prevalence, nature and scope of pain in adolescents with spinal muscular atrophy and Duchenne and Becker muscular[] As the condition progresses, muscle weakness leads to functional difficulties (difficulty climbing stairs or rising from a chair).[] Abstract: Case report regarding a 23 year old gentleman, presented with difficulty climbing stairs, changes in posture and toe walking.[]

  • Polymyositis

    Kennedy disease or X-linked spinobulbar muscular atrophy is a rare X-linked recessive disorder with clinical features of slowly progressive atrophy and weakness of limb and[] 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[] atrophy).[]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    atrophy.[] climbing stairs or getting up from chairs.[] […] by Duchenne.1,2 Other descriptions followed: familial atrophy of the pelvic girdle muscles (Leyden in 1876), scapulohumeral muscular atrophy (Erb in 1884), and myopathy with[]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    Peroneal muscular atrophy (PMA) and related disorders. I. Clinical manifestations as related to biopsy findings, nerve conduction and electromyography.[] The patient presents with complaints like difficulty in getting up, climbing stairs or buttoning a shirt.[] Patients report difficulty walking, climbing stairs, arising from a chair, and may fall, or they may complain of reduced manual dexterity (trouble buttoning shirts, pulling[]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Symptoms may include: Difficulty rising from a seated position Trouble climbing stairs Trembling hands The onset of spinal muscular atrophy Type 4 often does not occur until[] Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscular weakness.[] Children can walk independently but may have difficulty walking or running, rising from a chair, or climbing stairs.[]

  • Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    […] spinal muscular atrophy and juvenile asymmetric segmental spinal muscular atrophy.[] Symptoms may include: Difficulty rising from a seated position Trouble climbing stairs Trembling hands The onset of spinal muscular atrophy Type 4 often does not occur until[] Difficulty with more complex motor skills - eg, climbing stairs. May have gastrocnemius pseudohypertrophy. Chewing and swallowing may be affected later.[]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    Spinal muscular atrophies (SMAs) are neurodegenerative disorders caused by mutations in the survival motor neuron 1 (SMN1) gene.[] They may have difficulties with climbing stairs, keeping up with peers during play or getting up from a bent over position.[] Difficulties walking, running, and climbing stairs are common. Finger trembling and scoliosis are also frequent.[]

  • Graves Disease

    Previous studies indicate pre-existing subclinical Graves' disease in many patients with the scintigraphic diagnosis of toxic multinodular goitre type A, equivalent to the in Germany so-called disseminated thyroid autonomy. Furthermore, after radioiodine treatment an increase or the induction of TSH-receptor antibodies[…][]

  • Dermatomyositis

    atrophy).[] Muscle weakness may lead to difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a sitting position or even raising the arms.[] MDA addresses the muscular dystrophies, spinal muscular atrophy, ALS, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, myasthenia gravis, Friedreich's ataxia, metabolic diseases of muscle, and[]

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