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24 Possible Causes for Difficulty Rising from a Squatting Position, Hyporeflexia

  • Native American Myopathy

    Poor feeding [ more ] 0011968 Flexion contracture Flexed joint that cannot be straightened 0001371 High palate Elevated palate Increased palatal height [ more ] 0000218 Hyporeflexia[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] They presented between the ages of 13 to 29 with proximal weakness in the lower extremities manifesting with difficulty on stairs or rising up from a squatting position (Table[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com]

  • Congenital Myopathy with Excess of Thin Filaments

    Proximal and distal weakness; hyporeflexia. Respiratory failure in severe forms and can be fatal.[sites.google.com] Pelvic girdle Difficulty climbing stairs, waddling gait, difficulty rising to standing position from a squatting position (patient may demonstrate Gower sign), difficulty[sites.google.com] […] up from a squatted position, climbing stairs.[sites.google.com]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Patients may have difficulty rising from a chair or squatting and then raising themselves from this position.[emedicine.medscape.com] The degree of weakness may range from mild to moderate to severe; sometimes, quadriparesis is observed.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Inclusion Body Myositis

    The most common reasons for presentation are related to weakness of the quadriceps muscles, such as difficulty rising from low chairs or from the squatting or kneeling positions[ibmmyositis.com]

  • Neurological Disorder

    rising from squatting position (use hands to ‘climb’ up legs – Gowers’ sign)  Pseudohypertrophy of calf muscles (muscle replaced by fatty tissue)  Progressive disability[slideshare.net] […] dystrophy  Dystrophinopathies (mutations of X-linked gene for muscle protein dystrophin)  Duchenne muscular dystrophy  Boys develop proximal weakness in early childhood  Difficulty[slideshare.net]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    […] as medication noncompliance are present in the majority of these patients. 25 , 26 The most frequent presenting signs and symptoms included nystagmus, paresthesias, and hyporeflexia[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[merckmanuals.com] Physical examination revealed a lethargic patient with ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and hyporeflexia. Parenteral thiamine therapy was started.[hyperemesis.org]

  • X-Linked Scapuloperoneal Myopathy

    RELATED Classification genetic, neurological Phenotypes Adult onset ; Arrhythmia ; Elevated serum creatine phosphokinase ; Flexion contracture ; Foot dorsiflexor weakness ; Hyporeflexia[mousephenotype.org] Pelvic girdle Difficulty climbing stairs, waddling gait, difficulty rising to standing position from a squatting position (patient may demonstrate Gower sign), difficulty[sites.google.com] [HPO:probinson] Show HP:0001169 Broad hands Show HP:0001265 Hyporeflexia Show HP:0001284 Areflexia Show HP:0001371 Contractures Show HP:0001374 Congenital hip dislocation[manteia.igbmc.fr]

  • Neuromuscular Junction Disorder

    As the upper extremities become involved hyporeflexia is seen. Autonomic Dysfunction.[ahcmedia.com] Hyporeflexia is common. A typical sign is an increase in muscle strength and reflexes a few seconds after a sustained maximal effort.[what-when-how.com] LAMBERT–EATON MYASTHENIC SYNDROME INTRODUCTION First described in 1953 as a triad of muscle weakness, autonomic dysfunction, and hyporeflexia, the Lambert–Eaton myasthenic[medtextfree.wordpress.com]

  • Distal Myopathy

    […] extremity), tibial muscular dystrophy (mainly affects the front of the lower leg), distal myotilinopathy (progressive distal muscle weakness and peripheral neuropathy with hyporeflexia[orpha.net] Pelvic girdle Difficulty climbing stairs, waddling gait, difficulty rising to standing position from a squatting position (patient may demonstrate Gower sign), difficulty[sites.google.com] […] fever Absence of sensory complaints or paresthesias; however, deep tendon reflexes (DTRs) may be diminished/absent in hypokalemic paralysis Very late findings: Atrophy and hyporeflexia[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Secondary Myopathy

    Proximal and distal weakness; hyporeflexia. Respiratory failure in severe forms and can be fatal.[sites.google.com] Pelvic girdle Difficulty climbing stairs, waddling gait, difficulty rising to standing position from a squatting position (patient may demonstrate Gower sign), difficulty[sites.google.com] […] up from a squatted position, climbing stairs.[sites.google.com]

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