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1,231 Possible Causes for Difficulty Raising Arms, Globulins Increased, Weakness after Climbing Stairs

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Gamma globulins are increased in one-third of patients. 37 Serum complement, which behaves as an acute phase reactant, is normal or increased.[] raising arms above one's head (0.19 (0.10-0.28)) were all associated with increased functional impairment.[] […] that worsens after resting – for example, symptoms may be most severe when getting up in the morning fatigue (or tiredness) difficulty sleeping difficulty raising arms above[]

  • Polymyositis

    Polymyositis and, particularly dermatomyositis, have been linked to an increased risk of cancer.[] SYMPTOMS Proximal muscle weakness of both upper and lower limbs causes Difficulty in raising arms,lifting objects and combing hairs Difficulty in climbing and descending[] & have to be careful on stairs & ladders (don't tell the Professors who are looking after me that I climb ladders) They know.I am very positive & determined not to let it[]

  • Temporal Arteritis

    Temporal arteritis is a form of systemic vasculitis that involves branches of the carotid artery. Clinical features are headache, visual loss, ophthalmoplegia, jaw claudication, temporal headache, with tenderness and thickening on the affected temporal artery. We present 3 cases of tongue necrosis due to this[…][]

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  • Whipple Disease

    Article Navigation 1 Université de la Méditerranée, Unité des Rickettsies, URMITE CNRS-IRD UMR 6236, Faculté de Médecine, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille cedex 05, France 2 Pôle de Maladies Infectieuses, Marseille, France Search for other works by this author on: Jean-Christophe Lagier 1 Université de la[…][]

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  • Dermatomyositis

    Symptoms The muscle weakness may appear suddenly or develop slowly over weeks or months. may have difficulty raising arms over head, rising from a sitting position, and climbing[] Running, climbing stairs, sitting from a lying position or standing from a seated position may become difficult.[] Polymyositis and, particularly dermatomyositis, have been linked to an increased risk of cancer.[]

  • Childhood Dermatomyositis

    Patients may have difficulty raising their arms above their shoulders, climbing steps, or rising from a sitting position.[] Running, climbing stairs, sitting from a lying position or standing from a seated position may become difficult.[] Neck weakness may cause difficulty raising the head while recumbent.[]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    Because of progressive proximal muscle weakness, patients may have difficulty climbing stairs, getting out of a low chair, and raising their arms.[] Use of estrogen containing OCPs can contribute to false positive dexamethasone suppression test due to increased cortisol binding globulin and may be discontinued prior to[] Thus, patients who are on or who have taken steroids are at risk for developing an adrenal crisis if steroids are stopped or not increased during an acute illness.[]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    ; Shoulder blades that “wing” out; Difficulty raising arm above shoulder height; Foot drop (foot dorsiflexion weakness); Weak lower abdominal muscles, “pregnant” belly; Loss[] The person has difficulty raising the arms because of shoulder and arm muscle weakness. Weakness of the lower legs is possible as the disorder gets worse.[] The first symptom may be difficulty in raising the arms.[]

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  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    Muscle weakness in the shoulders, upper arms, upper back, and lower legs Difficulty raising the arms or lifting objects because of muscle weakness in the shoulders and back[] As time goes by, there may be muscle weakness which causes difficulty with running, climbing stairs or walking long distances.[] They have great difficulty in climbing stairs due to weakness of the muscles. The gait is often affected leading to toe-walking gait.[]

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  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    The person may experience muscle weakness in their shoulders that makes it difficult to raise their arms above their head, hold their arms outstretched, or carry objects which[] She began to experience proximal muscle weakness of both lower limbs without obvious inducement, which markedly increased when she climbed the stairs or stood up after squatting[] Commonly as well as eventually, the person affected will experience difficulty with climbing stairs, as well as standing up from a squatting position to walk.[]

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