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19 Possible Causes for Difficulty Rising from a Squatting Position, Malnutrition

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Acute pancreatitis can lead to prolonged fasting and malnutrition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[merckmanuals.com] It has been reported after many causes of malnutrition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiac Beriberi

    In industrial countries, not only alcoholics, but also deprived people with malnutrition, elderly patients and patients with AIDS are at risk of thiamine deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The neuropathy affects the legs most markedly, and these patients have difficulty rising from a squatting position. [4] In our case, the patient had both features of wet and[jdrntruhs.org] Disease, Dysautonomia, and High Calorie Malnutrition, 2017 , xi CrossRef 4 Tomoki Takeda , Yuki Matsuo , Kyoko Nishida , Akihisa Fujiki , Yukiko Hattori , Takayuki Koga ,[onlinelibrary.wiley.com]

  • Beriberi

    […] beriberi accompanied by hemodynamic deterioration with high cardiac output and decreased systemic blood pressure, caused by thiamine deficiency due to alcoholic abuse or malnutrition[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The neuropathy affects the legs most markedly, and these patients have difficulty rising from a squatting position. [4] In our case, the patient had both features of wet and[jdrntruhs.org] This would constitute a second stage of the Modern Malnutrition and explain why some workers now hold the dominant diseases of modernized societies to be new, nutritionally[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pellagra

    Pellagra due to malnutrition occurred in an Ottawa women in 1973. She was given a normal diet with supplements of riboflavin, thiamine, niacin and ascorbic acid.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On examination, the main features are wasting, anaesthetic patches (especially over the tibia), tenderness of the calves to pressure and difficulty in rising from the squatting[fao.org] Medical history noted chronic alcoholism, malnutrition, and poor self-care.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    High Calorie Malnutrition and Its Impact on Health 7. The Three Circles of Health 8.[elsevier.com] The neuropathy affects the legs most markedly, and these patients have difficulty rising from a squatting position. [4] In our case, the patient had both features of wet and[jdrntruhs.org] Refeeding syndrome can occur in several contexts of relative malnutrition in which an overaggressive nutritional support is started.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dermatomyositis

    The condition may be fatal in adults due to: Severe muscle weakness Malnutrition Pneumonia Lung failure The major causes of death with this condition are cancer and lung disease[nlm.nih.gov] Patients may have difficulty rising from a chair or squatting and then raising themselves from this position.[emedicine.medscape.com] Severe muscle weakness that continues to get worse can become life threatening if it causes difficulty swallowing, malnutrition or respiratory difficulties or failure.[cedars-sinai.edu]

  • Infantile Beriberi

    […] breastfeeding childbearing age Additional relevant MeSH terms: Layout table for MeSH terms Thiamine Deficiency Beriberi Vitamin B Deficiency Avitaminosis Deficiency Diseases Malnutrition[clinicaltrials.gov] Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[merckmanuals.com] Beriberi was a disease of malnutrition caused by the consumption of overmilled rice.[dictionary.cambridge.org]

  • Neurological Disorder

    […] health importance of common neurological disorders such as dementia, epilepsy, headache disorders, multiple sclerosis, neuroinfections, neurological disorders associated with malnutrition[who.int] 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] […] multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, neuroinfections, brain tumours, traumatic disorders of the nervous system due to head trauma, and neurological disorders as a result of malnutrition[who.int]

  • Secondary Myopathy

    Toxic and cachectic myopathies: eg, acute alcoholic myopathy with myoglobinuria, paraneoplastic myopathy, protein malnutrition, drugs (eg, steroids, statins, zidovudine, clofibrate[patient.info] 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]

  • Hereditary Proximal Myopathy with Early Respiratory Failure

    Toxic and cachectic myopathies: eg, acute alcoholic myopathy with myoglobinuria, paraneoplastic myopathy, protein malnutrition, drugs (eg, steroids, statins, zidovudine, clofibrate[patient.info] 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]

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