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28 Possible Causes for Difficulty Rising from a Squatting Position, Hypothyroidism

  • Dermatomyositis

    Patients may have difficulty rising from a chair or squatting and then raising themselves from this position.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] history was significant for monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance diagnosed five months earlier, with no signs of progression to overt myeloma, and subclinical hypothyroidism[revistanefrologia.com] The degree of weakness may range from mild to moderate to severe; sometimes, quadriparesis is observed.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Secondary Myopathy

    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] Refractory Acute Kidney Injury Secondary to Hypothyroid-Induced Myopathy: A Contemporary Case Report Abstract This is a case report elucidating how severe hypothyroid-induced[journalmc.org] Hypothyroid myopathy as a complication of interferon alpha therapy for chronic hepatitis C virus infection. Br J Rheumatol . 1998 Dec. 37(12):1349-51. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Myopathic Carnitine Deficiency

    Pathology , Molecules , Syndromes , Muscle , NMJ , Nerve , Spinal , Ataxia , Antibody & Biopsy , Patient Info NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS & ENDOCRINE DISEASE THYROID DISEASE Hypothyroidism[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] rising from squatting position, getting up from chair •tender muscles to pressure •can progress rapidly with complications such as dysphagia and aspiration pneumonia •skin[quizlet.com] Causes of myopathy with normal CK Endocrine myopathies (except hypothyroidism): Hyperthyroidism Hypoparathyroidism Hyperparathyroidism Adrenal insufficiency Acromegaly Corticosteroid[learningneurology.com]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Past medical history She had 9 years history of hypothyroidism, treated with thyroxin, but no regular follow-up; No history of gastritis/diabetes mellitus or hypertension.[ijnpnd.com] Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[merckmanuals.com] .- ) cerebral degeneration (due to) hypothyroidism ( E00.0- E03.9 ) cerebral degeneration (due to) neoplasm ( C00-D49 ) cerebral degeneration (due to) vitamin B deficiency[icd10data.com]

  • Hereditary Proximal Myopathy with Early Respiratory Failure

    Specific risk factors for the development of statin myopathy include higher doses, smaller body frame, liver and kidney disease, diabetes, hypothyroidism, and genetic factors[clevelandclinicmeded.com] 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] Non inflammatory myopathies: eg, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, Cushing's syndrome, diabetes mellitus, hypoparathyroidism, hyperparathyroidism, electrolyte disturbances[patient.info]

  • Neuromuscular Junction Disorder

    Coeliac disease Hyper/hypothyroidism Rheumatoid disease Systemic lupus erythematosus Pernicious anaemia Polymyositis Diabetes mellitus Coeliac disease Table 2 Autoimmune[academic.oup.com] One maneuver that may demonstrate weakness is to have the patient squat down and rise to the standing position without any assistance from their arms.[ahcmedia.com] Hypothyroidism may present with myalgia, cramps, stiffness and proximal myopathy Cushing's Syndrome and steroid induced myopathy.[academic.sun.ac.za]

  • Infantile Beriberi

    Infantile myxedema is also called infantile hypothyroidism.[definithing.com] Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[merckmanuals.com] To attribute the obesity to the results of this tumour growth is, of course, most natural, but the thyroid was sclerosed and in a state of hypothyroidism, while the ovaries[kundoc.com]

  • Myoglobinuria

    Hypothyroidism, though rare, should be considered a definite and authentic cause of rhabdomyolysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Diabetic ketoacidosis. Meyer-Betz disease - muscle pain, weakness and myoglobinuria following strenuous exercise.[patient.info]

  • Distal Myopathy

    Cramps are common in metabolic myopathies such as myophosphorylase deficiency (also known as McArdle’s disease) and in hypothyroid myopathy.[news-medical.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] […] dermatomyositis or rhabdomyolysis Symptom development over a period of weeks: May be polymyositis, steroid myopathy, or myopathy resulting from endocrine causes (eg, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Distal Myopathy Type 3

    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] [8] 55 Proximal Rhabdomyolysis Signs of hypothyroidism H/o weight gain Myxoedema Muscle pseudohypertrophy Increased TSH Nonspecific Normal Diabetic infraction [9] 45 Proximal[wikidoc.org] Treatment guidelines for patients with hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. Standards of Care Committee, American Thyroid Association. JAMA. 1995;273:808–12. 15.[aafp.org]

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