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200 Possible Causes for Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Thigh Weakness

  • 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[] […] of both thighs.[] You’ll have difficulty climbing stairs, getting up from a chair, or lifting objects with your arms.[]

  • Diabetic Amyotrophy

    A steady decline led to mobilisation with a Zimmer frame and great difficulty climbing stairs.[] Acute left thigh pain and weakness. Diabetic amyotrophy.", author "Gupta, {Neel D.} and Quan Nguyen and Enrique Palacios and Sarala Palliyath and Neitzschman, {Harold R.[] climbing stairs.[]

  • Steroid Myopathy

    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[] Typical symptoms of steroid myopathy are slowly progressive, proximal muscle weakness of shoulder muscles and of hip and thigh muscles with a symmetric distribution.[] As with patients with chronic steroid-induced myopathy, patients with these diseases have difficulty rising from chairs and climbing stairs.[]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Often, patients cannot get out of bed without help and notice difficulty climbing stairs.[] The symptoms of PMR include: Aching pain and stiffness in the neck, shoulders, hips, and thighs. Fatigue. General muscle weakness. Unintended weight loss.[] Sometimes, pain and stiffness can lead to lack of use of some body parts, which could result in weakness.[]

  • Graves Disease

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  • Connective Tissue Disease

    Signs and symptoms Frequent falls Difficulty walking Trouble climbing stairs or standing from a seated position A foot that seems to drop when walking, causing tripping Weakened[] […] and noticeable shrinking of the quadriceps (main muscle of the thighs) Weakness in the forearm muscles Pain or discomfort as muscles weaken Difficulty swallowing[] […] hand grip and difficulty flexing the fingers Difficulty writing, manipulating keys, and other daily activities Weakness and noticeable shrinking of the quadriceps (main muscle[]

  • Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    Weakness or loss of movement that can be more or less severe, including: Difficulty climbing stairs, walking, or lifting things Muscle pain Drooping of the head The need to[] After diltiazem was prescribed, she began to feel systemic malaise and weakness in both thighs. She stopped taking diltiazem and the symptoms improved.[] He reports difficulty rising from seated position and difficulty climbing stairs. He denies any blurry vision or any rashes on his body.[]

  • Autosomal Recessive Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2O

    climbing stairs and walking.[] […] girdles with associated worsening thigh muscle weakness resulting in slight limitation of movement.[] They may need to use their arms to press themselves up from a squatting position because of their weak thigh muscles.[]

  • Autosomal Recessive Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2I

    climbing stairs Difficulty walking up stairs 0003551 Difficulty running 0009046 Dilated cardiomyopathy Stretched and thinned heart muscle 0001644 Frequent falls 0002359 Motor[] […] girdles with associated worsening thigh muscle weakness resulting in slight limitation of movement.[] Easy fatigability and difficulty in climbing stairs are common early signs.[]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    climbing stairs or getting up from chairs.[] The first patient described had weakness in the anterior thigh muscles (LGMD2B) and the second patient had calf muscle weakness and atrophy (Miyoshi).[] Neurologic examination revealed severe atrophy and weakness in the muscles of the arms, thighs and legs' anterior compartment.[]

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