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114 Possible Causes for Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Proximal Muscle Weakness of the Lower Extremity

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Often, patients cannot get out of bed without help and notice difficulty climbing stairs.[netdoctor.co.uk]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    INTERNATIONAL STUDIEREN Review article Dtsch Arztebl Int 2008; 105(20): 366-72 ; DOI: 10.3238/arztebl.2008.0366 ; Börm, W ; Thomé, C Article Authors Figures & Tables References Metrics Introduction: Cervical spinal stenosis has become more common because of the aging of the population. There remains much[…][doi.org]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    climbing stairs or getting up from chairs.[sharecare.com] The proband displayed major weakness in lower extremities that progressed and affected the upper proximal shoulder and girdle muscles.[humgenomics.biomedcentral.com] Examples of this include trouble standing from a sitting position without using the arms, or difficulty climbing stairs.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Graves Disease

    Graves disease is an autoimmune thyroid disorder characterized by hyperthyroidism, ophthalmopathy and goitre. The autoimmune process in Graves disease is influenced by a combination of environmental and genetic factors. The signs and symptoms of Graves' disease include insomnia, tremor, hyperactivity, hyperhidrosis,[…][symptoma.com]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Muscle weakness may lead to difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a sitting position or even raising the arms.[news-medical.net] Proximal muscle weakness (upper or lower extremity and trunk) 3. Elevated serum creatine kinase or aldolase level 4. Muscle pain on grasping or spontaneous pain 5.[aafp.org] 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] The proband first noticed bilateral ptosis, dysphagia, and proximal dominant muscle weakness in the lower extremities at age 53.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other signs that occur as the disease progresses include tongue weakness and atrophy, proximal upper and lower extremity weakness, dysphonia, dysarthria, facial muscle weakness[orpha.net]

  • 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] You’ll have difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a chair, or lifting objects with your arms.[dmpmandyou.com] Progressive muscle weakness starts in the proximal muscles (muscles closest to the trunk of the body) which eventually leads to difficulties climbing stairs, rising from a[childneurologyfoundation.org]

  • Autosomal Recessive Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2G

    climbing stairs Difficulty walking up stairs 0003551 Difficulty running 0009046 Difficulty walking Difficulty in walking 0002355 Distal lower limb amyotrophy 0008944 Distal[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] climbing stairs and walking.[rarediseases.org] There was a history of difficulty with standing from a sitting position, climbing stairs and raising his upper limbs above his head.[chs-journal.com]

  • Diabetic Amyotrophy

    A steady decline led to mobilisation with a Zimmer frame and great difficulty climbing stairs.[pmj.bmj.com] Diabetic amyotrophy is a syndrome consisting of bilateral, but often asymmetrical, proximal muscle weakness and atrophy primarily affecting the lower extremities accompanied[e-arm.org] Affected muscle groups: Proximal muscle groups - difficulty rising from chair, climbing stairs, shaving, hair combing.[patient.info]

  • 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] […] in climbing stairs or combing hair, progressing to an inability to roll over in bed.[ijpd.in] The weakness mainly affects the large muscles around the hips and shoulders, resulting in increasing difficulty with walking, climbing stairs, getting up from the floor and[mda.org.au]

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