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16 Possible Causes for Difficulty Raising Arms, Generalized Motor Seizure

  • Stroke

    Arm weakness. One arm will feel weak or numb. When asked to raise both arms, one of the person’s arms will drift downward. Speech difficulty.[saebo.com] Arm weakness Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one drift downward? Speech difficulty Is speech slurred or hard to understand?[everydayhealth.com] Arm weakness: If the person tries to raise both their arms, does one arm drift downward?[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

    Before HBOT, patients had severe complaints of pain in the arm/shoulder (46 %), swollen arm/hand (14 %), difficulty to raise arm or move it sideways (45 %), pain in the area[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Jellyfish Sting

    (from a lot of contact) SEA WASP OR BOX JELLYFISH Severe burning pain and sting site blistering Raised red spot where stung Skin tissue death Breathing difficulty Sweating[medlineplus.gov] […] or legs Raised red spot where stung Runny nose and watery eyes Swallowing difficulty Sweating SEA NETTLE Mild skin rash (with mild stings) Muscle cramps and breathing difficulty[medlineplus.gov] Nausea and vomiting Abdominal pain Changes in pulse Chest pain Collapse Headache Muscle pain and muscle spasms Pain in the arms or legs For the great majority of bites, stings[medlineplus.gov]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    : Generalized or Psycho-motor Dyssomnia Dysautonomia Polyneuropathy Movement Myoclonus Extrapyramidal dysfunction Brainstem/cranial nerve dysfunction Other autoimmune: Thyroiditis[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] Symptoms include fatigue, weakness, muscular pain in upper arms, difficulty walking, burning, numbness or tingling sensations in the limbs (peripheral paresthesia), dry mouth[encyclopedia.com] […] tonic-clonic seizures, partial motor seizures, severe general encephalopathy, PEG Unable to speak and follow commands for 2 months; episodes of “facial twitches” 6 F/24 Mature[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myopathy

    Furthermore, muscle trauma, viral infections, strenuous exercises, generalized seizures and even therapy with certain drugs may all be accompanied by transient, albeit severe[news-medical.net] […] walking upstairs, getting up and down from a chair, getting in and out of a car, falling, and difficulty raising their arms over their heads to dress, shower, or comb their[clinicaladvisor.com] […] stairs, getting into a car and rising from a seated position Difficulty washing, combing or brushing one’s hair, or raising arms to lift an item such as putting a plate in[understandingmyositis.org]

  • Autosomal Dominant Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 1G

    […] torsion dystonia [primary TOR1A (DYT1)] G31.82 Leigh's disease G40.301 - G40.319 Generalized idiopathic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes [nonspecific myoclonic epileptic seizures[aetna.com] Figure 2 Patient IV-1 showing proximal weakness in the upper limbs (difficulty to raise up arms).[doi.org] In three of them it started with proximal weakness in the upper limbs (difficulty to raise the arms). The age of onset varied from 15 to 53 years old (36.6 13.7).[doi.org]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    In literature, several studies have reported respiratory insufficiency, feeding difficulties, cardiomyopathy, sensory and motor demyelinating neuropathy, seizure, and external[pediatricneurosciences.com] Signs and symptoms often include: Babies that appear to be floppy when held Low level of spontaneous movements like kicking the legs or waving the arms Difficulty meeting[stanfordhealthcare.org] Affected children do not reach any motor or mental milestone and commonly have seizures and need gastric tube feeding.[doi.org]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy due to LMNA Mutation

    Global developmental delay Generalized hypotonia SOURCES: MONDO DOID OMIM ORPHANET UMLS MESH GARD More info about MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, CONGENITAL, MEGACONIAL TYPE; MDCMC Top[mendelian.co] Frequently, the first reported symptoms are difficulty climbing stairs, standing from a squatting position, or raising arms above the head.[checkorphan.org] 5 symptoms//phenotypes associated to Motor delay and Congenital muscular dystrophy Symptoms // Phenotype % cases Muscular dystrophy Common - Between 50% and 80% cases Autosomal[mendelian.co]

  • Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndrome

    : Generalized or Psycho-motor Dyssomnia Dysautonomia Polyneuropathy Movement Myoclonus Extrapyramidal dysfunction Brainstem/cranial nerve dysfunction Other autoimmune: Thyroiditis[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] Symptoms include fatigue, weakness, muscular pain in upper arms, difficulty walking, burning, numbness or tingling sensations in the limbs (peripheral paresthesia), dry mouth[encyclopedia.com] & Pain Encephalopathy (27%): Some with seizures Cerebellar ataxia: 38% Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome : 20% Autonomic neuropathy (15%): GI dysmotility Motor syndrome:[neuromuscular.wustl.edu]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Type 1D

    In literature, several studies have reported respiratory insufficiency, feeding difficulties, cardiomyopathy, sensory and motor demyelinating neuropathy, seizure, and external[pediatricneurosciences.com] […] reduced muscle bulk between the shoulder blades difficulty, or an inability to raise the arms.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] […] ophthalmoplegia. [3] , [6] , [7] , [8] Our patients manifested with generalized hypotonia.[pediatricneurosciences.com]

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