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

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[merckmanuals.com] An examination revealed spontaneous upbeat nystagmus ( Video 1 ), gaze-evoked nystagmus ( Video 2 ), and gait ataxia. She had no ophthalmoplegia.[nejm.org] The classic triad of confusion, ophthalmoplegia (or nystagmus) and ataxia may be absent, and the history of alcohol abuse or other causes of thiamine deficiency may be unknown[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    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] A 24-year-old woman with a large cell anaplastic CD 30-positive T-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) developed downbeat nystagmus, anisocoria, and oscillopsia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Moreover, quantitative data has shown decreased horizontal vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) gain and nystagmus, with a favorable response to timely treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Migraine, tachycardia, intention tremor, nystagmus and cervical dystonia were observed in isolated individuals.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] occurs in children hereditary cerebellar ataxia nervous disorder of late childhood and early adulthood; characterized by ataxic gait and hesitating or explosive speech and nystagmus[vocabulary.com]

  • Beriberi

    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] We report a 25-year-old woman who developed subacute progressive weakness and areflexia followed by confusion, ophthalmoplegia, and nystagmus following bariatric surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Proximal myopathy, lower limb fasciculations and areflexia, restricted bilateral eye abduction and nystagmus were observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infantile Beriberi

    Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[merckmanuals.com] Pseudomeningitic (encephalitic; usual onset 7-9 months): (1) nystagmus (2) muscle twitching (3) bulging fontanelle (4) convulsions (5) reduced levels of consciousness (6)[meducator3.net] 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]

  • Cardiac Beriberi

    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] Strange eye movements - nystagmus.. Mental confusion and speech difficulties.. Brain damage - affecting language and thinking.. Coma.. Death. Wet beriberi:.[specialityclinic.com] Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[namrata.co]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Patients may have difficulty rising from a chair or squatting and then raising themselves from this position.[emedicine.medscape.com] Ocular manifestations have included conjunctival edema, nystagmus, extraocular muscle imbalance, iritis, cotton wool spots, optic atrophy, and conjunctival pseudopolyposis[link.springer.com] Large-bowel infarction secondary to vasculopathy has occurred in juvenile patients with myositis Muscle atrophy Muscle calcification Ocular complications including iritis, nystagmus[physio-pedia.com]

  • Distal 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] Isolated foveal hypoplasia with secondary nystagmus and low vision is associated with a homozygous SLC38A8 mutation. Eur J Hum Genet. 2014;22(5):703–6.[bmcmedgenet.biomedcentral.com] Horizontal and vertical nystagmus and loss of fast saccadic eye movements and upward gaze is impaired. Peripheral neuropathy may occur.[neuroweb.us]

  • 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] Isolated foveal hypoplasia with secondary nystagmus and low vision is associated with a homozygous SLC38A8 mutation. Eur J Hum Genet. 2014;22(5):703–6.[bmcmedgenet.biomedcentral.com] Horizontal and vertical nystagmus and loss of fast saccadic eye movements and upward gaze is impaired. Peripheral neuropathy may occur.[neuroweb.us]

  • Native American Myopathy

    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] ALBINISM Nystagmus, decreased iris pigment, translucent iris, foveal hypoplasia, strabismus, white hair and skin, translucent iris, nystagmus, photophobia, high refractive[eyewiki.aao.org] Nystagmus, central Nystagmus, peripheral Nystagmus with congenital zonular cataract[en.wikipedia.org]

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