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315 Possible Causes for Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Myopathy

  • 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] Nemaline myopathy Nemaline myopathy. Clusters of rod bodies. Gomori trichrome. Nemaline myopathy Nemaline myopathy. EM.[neuropathology-web.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]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Often, patients cannot get out of bed without help and notice difficulty climbing stairs.[netdoctor.co.uk] METHODS: We studied 60 patients who had undergone 18 F-FDG PET/CT scans for workup of suspected PMR, arthritis, enthesitis, or myopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Gupta A, Thompson PD (2011) The relationship of vitamin D deficiency to statin myopathy. Atherosclerosis 215: 23–29. View Article Google Scholar 26.[journals.plos.org]

  • 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] It is associated with a wide variety of myopathic disorders that affect paraspinal muscles, including inflammatory and inherited myopathies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MRI, EMG and NCV were compatible with proximal muscle myopathy.[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] In a boy with myopathy and an increase of muscle fibres with central nuclei we detected a heterozygous 387G-- T nucleotide transversion in the MYF6 gene (MIM*159991).[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]

  • 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] Furthermore, glucocorticosteroid (GC) toxicity leads to a significant disability known as steroid myopathy, particularly in elderly patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] For this reason our finding extends the histological spectrum of myopathies due to ANO5 mutations as well as the possible differential diagnoses for necrotizing myopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examples of this include trouble standing from a sitting position without using the arms, or difficulty climbing stairs.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Muscle weakness may lead to difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a sitting position or even raising the arms.[news-medical.net] Classification of the Autoimmune Myopathies. View Table Favorite Table Download (.pdf) Table 27–1. Classification of the Autoimmune Myopathies.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com] You’ll have difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a chair, or lifting objects with your arms.[dmpmandyou.com]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    […] running, walking quickly and climbing stairs.[nhs.uk] […] some ultrastructural characteristics with distal myopathy with rimmed vacuoles and hereditary inclusion body myopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The question whether oculopharyngodistal myopathy (MIM 164310) is a distinct disease entity or a variant of oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (MIM 164300) persists.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] At late-onset, the spectrum of vacuolar myopathy is more divergent, ranging from almost normal to severe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients at the other end of the spectrum present in the third to seventh decade, usually with a slowly progressive proximal myopathy.[ommbid.mhmedical.com]

  • 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] Juvenile dermatomyositis, the most common inflammatory myopathy of childhood, is a rare systemic autoimmune vasculopathy that is characterised by weakness in proximal muscles[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] enzyme defect, especially CCO deficiency is present not only in genetic disorders with mitochondrial involvement but in other neuromuscular disorders including inflammatory myopathies[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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