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23 Possible Causes for Difficulty Rising from a Squatting Position, Polymyositis

  • Dermatomyositis

    Polymyositis and dermatomyositis are uncommon systemic rheumatic disorders characterized by inflammatory and degenerative changes in the muscles (polymyositis) or in the skin[web.archive.org] Patients may have difficulty rising from a chair or squatting and then raising themselves from this position.[emedicine.medscape.com] (First of Two Parts)POLYMYOSITIS is an inflammatory myopathy of unknown cause to which the term dermatomyositis is applied in the presence of the characteristic skin rash.[doi.org]

  • Inclusion Body Myositis

    A case of inclusion body myositis masquerading as unresponsive polymyositis is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] […] infiltrates within the skeletal muscles are the principal clinical and histologic findings. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Traditionally, polymyositis and dermatomyositis have[nejm.org]

  • Secondary Myopathy

    Two specific kinds are polymyositis and dermatomyositis. Polymyositis causes muscle weakness, usually in the muscles closest to the trunk of your body.[icdlist.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] Bohan and Peter's classification encompasses primary polymyositis, primary dermatomyositis, CAM, childhood dermatomyositis or polymyositis, and dermatomyositis or polymyositis[err.ersjournals.com]

  • Inclusion Body Myopathy

    Treatment-resistant ‘polymyositis’ in patients over 50 years of age is often IBM.[academic.oup.com] 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] The proband (patient) was initially treated as a case of possible refractory polymyositis with Paget's disease and later as an inclusion body myopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neuromuscular Junction Disorder

    […] neuron disease Muscle disorders Muscular dystrophy Myasthenia gravis Myotonic dystrophy Neuromuscular junction disorders Neuromyotonia (Isaacs syndrome) Peripheral neuropathy Polymyositis[mayoclinic.org] 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] […] progressive spinal muscular atrophy Intermediate spinal muscular atrophy Juvenile spinal muscular atrophy Adult spinal muscular atrophy Inflammatory myopathies: Dermatomyositis Polymyositis[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Myoglobinuria

    A pregnant patient developed fulminant polymyositis with myoglobinuria after terbutaline and magnesium sulfate tocolysis. Her response to prednisone was dramatic.[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] There have been few cases of polymyositis in patients with AIDS, and polymyositis is rarely a cause of myoglobinuria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myopathic Carnitine Deficiency

    : Idiopathic Secondary: Zidovudine Penicillinamine Overlap syndrome with other connective tissue disease DDx. of polymyositis: Chronic weakness: Dermatomyositis Inclusion[learningneurology.com] 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] There were 23 cases of dermatomyositis (DM) and 6 cases of polymyositis (PM).[academic.oup.com]

  • Distal Myopathy

    Polymyositis: an overdiagnosed entity. Neurology. 2003;61(3):316-21. Amato AA, Griggs RC. Unicorns, dragons, polymyositis, and other mythological beasts.[malattierare.regione.veneto.it] 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] .  Type 1 a) Idiopathic Polymyositis (33%) b)Idiopathic Dermatomyositis (25%)   Type 2: Neoplasia related  Type 3: Childhood Polymyositis – Dermatomyositis  Type 4: Polymyositis[studocu.com]

  • Hereditary Proximal Myopathy with Early Respiratory Failure

    Weakness over weeks suggests polymyositis, steroid myopathy, endocrine myopathy.[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] Box 1 Common Causes of Myopathy Acquired Myopathies Inflammatory Myopathy Polymyositis Dermatomyositis Inclusion body myositis Infection Viral infections (HIV, influenza virus[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Myoadenylate Deaminase Deficiency

    […] diagnoses in the 13 patients were: polyneuropathy (n 5), infantile spinal muscular atrophy (n 3), congenital myopathy with type 2 fibre atrophy, facioscapulohumeral myopathy, polymyositis[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] Secondary MAD deficiency may occur in muscle fibers and muscles that have undergone structural damage as seen, for instance, in polymyositis, muscular dystrophy, and denervation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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