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24 Possible Causes for Difficulty Rising from a Squatting Position, Sudden Death

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Patients may also suffer postural hypotension, syncope, and sudden death, probably due to involvement of brainstem cardiorespiratory centers.[path.upmc.edu] Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[merckmanuals.com] Sudden unexpected death and Wernicke's encephalopathy, a complication of prolonged intravenous feeding. Aust N Z J Med 1980, 10:230-235. [ Links ] 9. Harper C.[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] In some cases (acute cardiovascular beriberi), early treatment with parenteral vitamin B1 is required to prevent the development of low-output state and sudden death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] death.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Pellagra

    […] movements, restlessness, tense and a desire to quarrel, depression and suicidal thoughts Death : within 4-5 years if left untreated Butterfly sign A rash on the front of[infonet-biovision.org] 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] It can lead to heart failure and death. Babies breast fed by mothers with vitamin B1 deficiency can develop infant beri beri, and may suffer sudden heart failure.[explorevitamins.co.uk]

  • Infantile Beriberi

    death, which may occur within hours of onset Aphonic presentation (usual onset age 4-6 months): (1) cries at the onset but eventually no sound is produced when crying (2)[meducator3.net] Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[merckmanuals.com] The sudden death in the breast fed infants immediately reappeared.[hormonesmatter.com]

  • 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] This study systematically investigated a possible association between untreated PCD and sudden death in young Faroese subjects.[allmedx.com] Sudden death: Unfortunately, the first clinical manifestation in asymptomatic individuals with primary carnitine deficiency may be sudden death.[emedicine.medscape.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] death.[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.[namrata.co]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    death.[jamanetwork.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] Beriberi in this form can lead to sudden death.[dictionary.cambridge.org]

  • 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] Skeletal myopathy may be combined with or preceded by cardiomyopathy, conduction blocks, and arrhythmias resulting in premature sudden death.[medlink.com]

  • Secondary Myopathy

    If there is a potential for sudden cardiac death, an implanted defibrillator may be considered.[emedicinehealth.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] This may produce sudden death. ( 71, 72 ).[annalsofneurosciences.org]

  • 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] death and go undiagnosed.[knowledge.statpearls.com] Sudden death is a frequent occurrence.[neuroweb.us]

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