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11 Possible Causes for Difficulty Rising from a Squatting Position, Organic Brain Syndrome

  • 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] WE and KP are often grouped together in the literature as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome.[ems1.com] You might hear the disease referred to nonchalantly as "wet brain," but there’s nothing casual about its toll on victims and their families.[ems1.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] Dementia : a chronic and progressive deterioration of behavior and higher intellectual function due to organic brain disease.[richardsonthebrain.com] The Capgras delusion can occur in paranoid schizophrenia, but is associated with evidence of organic brain disease in 25–40% of cases, including dementia, head injury, epilepsy[doi.org]

  • 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 and KP are often grouped together in the literature as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome.[ems1.com] You might hear the disease referred to nonchalantly as "wet brain," but there’s nothing casual about its toll on victims and their families.[ems1.com]

  • Pellagra

    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] position.[fao.org]

  • Myopathic Carnitine Deficiency

    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] […] structure; increased, distorted and abnormally arranged cristae Abnormal mitochondria may be seen in: Normal muscle Denervated muscle Acid maltase deficiency Polymyositis Brain[neurodiffdx.com] […] polymyositis and dermatomyositis •humoral factors in dematomysositis, cellular in polymyositis Clinics •fatigue, myalgia, joint pain •symmetrical, proximal muscle weakness -difficulty[quizlet.com]

  • Polyglucosan Body Myopathy Type 2

    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] PCDH19 Alliance – PCDH19 Epilepsy Pediatric Brain Foundation – Pediatric Neurologic Disorders Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation – Hydrocephalus Perthes Kids Foundation –[globalgenes.org] […] up from a squatted position, climbing stairs.[sites.google.com]

  • 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] WE and KP are often grouped together in the literature as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome.[ems1.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]

  • Autosomal Dominant Myoglobinuria

    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] ) in heart, brain, liver, other organs.[kumc.edu] […] up from a squatted position, climbing stairs.[sites.google.com]

  • Myoglobinuria

    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] ) in heart, brain, liver, other organs.[kumc.edu] […] up from a squatted position, climbing stairs.[sites.google.com]

  • Antenatal Onset Minicore Myopathy with Arthrogryposis

    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] .  Brain abnormalities include complete type II lissencephaly with agyria. 68.[slideshare.net] […] up from a squatted position, climbing stairs.[sites.google.com]

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