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129 Possible Causes for Difficulty Climbing Stairs, X-Ray Abnormal

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    As the condition progresses, muscle weakness leads to functional difficulties (difficulty climbing stairs or rising from a chair).[orpha.net] […] dystrophin gene tests of your heart and lung function X-rays of your spine There is no cure for muscular dystrophy.[healthline.com] Abstract: Case report regarding a 23 year old gentleman, presented with difficulty climbing stairs, changes in posture and toe walking.[um.edu.mt]

  • Mechanical Complication of Prosthetic Joint

    The ICD 9 Code for Other mechanical complication of prosthetic joint implant is listed as 996.47. Additional information concerning this code and description can be found below including ICD 10 crosswalks / GEMS, and chapter information where available. ICD 9 CM Field Value Diagnosis Code: 996.47 Long Description: Other[…][emedcodes.com]

  • Internal Joint Prosthesis Broken

    Use Additional code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug ( T36 - T50 with fifth or sixth character 5) code(s) to identify the specified condition resulting from the complication code to identify devices involved and details of circumstances ( Y62 - Y82 ) Excludes2 any encounters with medical care for[…][icd10coded.com]

  • 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] […] running 30 (32%) • Difficulty performing sports 22 (23%) • Difficulty climbing stairs 24 (26%) • Difficulty walking 15 (16%) • Difficulty rising from an armchair 11 (12%)[ojrd.com] Morning headache & day time tiredness Orthopnea ( breathing difficulties when laying down) Sleep apnea ( stopping breathing whilst asleep) Exertional shortness of breath[cuh.nhs.uk]

  • Whipple Disease

    J Clin Pathol. 2017 Oct;70(10):891-895. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2017-204382. Epub 2017 Apr 6. Author information 1 Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. 2 Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Division of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Scoliosis

    Infants in plaster jackets soon learn to crawl, walk and even climb stairs without apparent difficulty.[dx.doi.org] X-rays don't show any abnormality of the vertebrae.[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org] X-rays of the neck should be taken to look for abnormal vertebrae in this region.[web.archive.org]

  • Arthritis

    Tests may include: blood tests – to help make a diagnosis, or to monitor the condition or the drug treatments offered x-rays – which can show bone abnormalities or damage,[web.archive.org] Your medical history, including where you experience pain and if you limp at times A physical examination, in particular to see how well you can move the hip Radiographs or X-rays[ortho.wustl.edu] […] that is usually positive in patients with rheumatoid arthritis) Genetic susceptibility to the condition Distinctive features on X-rays Increased prevalence in males.[dermnetnz.org]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    A person with advanced COPD may be unable to climb the stairs or cook, and they may need breathing assistance with medications and oxygen.[medicalnewstoday.com] Chest CT may reveal abnormalities that are not apparent on the chest x-ray and may also suggest coexisting or complicating disorders, such as pneumonia, pneumoconiosis, or[merckmanuals.com] Findings on a chest x-ray or computed tomography (CT) of the chest may also help in diagnosis of emphysema and sometimes chronic bronchitis.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Tiredness, fatigue ...a tired feeling all the time and difficulty with everyday activities, such as shopping, climbing stairs, carrying groceries or walking.[heart.org] A specialist doctor will explain and carry out the procedure using X-ray images to find the abnormal blood vessel(s) and treat them if appropriate.[web.archive.org] As a result, people with heart failure often feel weak (especially in their arms and legs), tired and have difficulty performing ordinary activities such as walking, climbing[web.archive.org]

  • Lumbar Compression Fracture

    She also notes that she has more difficulty climbing stairs than ever before, and that she even has trouble getting up from her chair.[moveforwardpt.com] Dynamic, or flexion/extension X-rays (X-rays that show the spine in motion) may be obtained to see if there is any abnormal or excessive movement or instability in the spine[columbianeurosurgery.org] Special flexion and extension x-rays may be taken to detect any abnormal movement.[mayfieldclinic.com]

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