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24 Possible Causes for Difficulty Rising from a Squatting Position, Proximal Muscle Weakness

  • Dermatomyositis

    Later she developed progressive, symmetrical proximal muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients may have difficulty rising from a chair or squatting and then raising themselves from this position.[emedicine.medscape.com] The prevailing clinical manifestations are intense erythema, typically around the eyes and dorsum of the hands, accompanied by proximal muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Inclusion Body Myositis

    Inclusion body myositis features a slowly progressive inflammatory myopathy characterized by progressive proximal muscle weakness in the lower extremities, followed by proximal[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] We report a 17-year-old girl with an unusual neuromuscular disorder characterised by slowly progressive proximal muscle weakness whose muscle biopsy showed multiple ring fibres[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Secondary Myopathy

    The weakness usually occurs in proximal muscles and it is often minimal and subclinical.[chanrejournals.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] weakness. • When it is present in proximal muscles: it is called as proximal myopathy. 3.[slideshare.net]

  • Hereditary Proximal Myopathy with Early Respiratory Failure

    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] Most myopathies manifest with weakness involving the proximal muscles.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] , neurological Phenotypes Autosomal dominant inheritance ; Diaphragmatic weakness ; Foot dorsiflexor weakness ; Neck flexor weakness ; Proximal muscle weakness Associated[mousephenotype.org]

  • Inclusion Body Myopathy

    Family members presented with mild to moderate proximal muscle weakness, Paget disease of bone, and signs of early cognitive decline, with onset in the fourth decade.[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] Abstract Hereditary inclusion body myopathy (HIBM) is a unique group of neuromuscular disorders characterized by adult-onset, slowly progressive distal and proximal muscle[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] […] or proximal muscle weakness FLNC distal myopathy-4, myofibrillar myopathy-5 adulthood distal and/or proximal muscle weakness GNE GNE-related myopathy adolescence to early[invitae.com] Progressive weakness of distal limb extensor muscles and mild weakness of the neck flexor and proximal muscles were noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neuromuscular Junction Disorder

    1. proximal muscle weakness 2. autonomic symptoms ( dry mouth, impotence) imporoves with muscle use autonomic symptoms of Lambert- Eaton myasthenic syndrome myasthenia gravis[brainscape.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] Clinically there is progressive proximal weakness with pseudohypertrophy of muscles due to replacement with fat and fibrous tissue.[academic.sun.ac.za]

  • 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] A 61-year-old woman had proximal muscle weakness since 38 years of age.[jamanetwork.com] weakness or metabolic crises who experienced a slowly progressive weakness of proximal muscles after delivery.[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Distal Myopathy Type 3

    […] or proximal muscle weakness FLNC distal myopathy-4, myofibrillar myopathy-5 adulthood distal and/or proximal muscle weakness GNE GNE-related myopathy adolescence to early[invitae.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] Most myopathies manifest with weakness involving the proximal muscles.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • 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] […] and Swelling in the Neck 522 Case 83 A Woman with Muscle Pains and Dark Urine 526 Case 84 A Woman with Progressive Proximal Muscle Weakness 533 Case 85 A Sedentary Man with[books.google.com] Most myopathies manifest with weakness involving the proximal muscles.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

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