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

  • Dermatomyositis

    Organising pneumonia and pulmonary vasculitis have rarely been reported. A 54-year-old Korean woman presented with exertional dyspnoea and a dry cough.[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 childhood form of this disease tends to evolve into a systemic vasculitis. Dermatomyositis may occur in association with malignant neoplasms.[icd9data.com]

  • Secondary Myopathy

    Muscle manifestations in these categories include pathogen-caused myositis, muscle infarction, rhabdomyolysis, myasthenia, immune-mediated myositis, necrotising myopathy, or vasculitis-associated[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] We need to consider two questions: How often does a systemic vasculitis present as a symmetric and a diffuse myopathy?[hopkinsarthritis.org]

  • Myopathic Carnitine Deficiency

    In some patients, when a systemic vasculitis is clinically suspected, a concurrent nerve biopsy (sural nerve) is performed at the same time as the muscle biopsy.[academic.oup.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] […] myopathy (Myotonic dystrophy DM2) Myotonia Congenita (Thomsen’s disease) Paramyotonia congenita Desmin myopathy Myopathy with tubular aggregates Macrophagic myofaciitis Vasculitis[learningneurology.com]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Thrombosis Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is usually associated with risk factors such as a hypercoagulable state during pregnancy or puerperium, use of oral contraceptives, vasculitis[doi.org] Calf muscle tenderness, difficulty rising from a squatting position, and decreased vibratory sensation in the toes are early signs. Muscle wasting occurs.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Hereditary Proximal Myopathy with Early Respiratory Failure

    […] erythematous scaling rash of extensor surfaces of fingers), shawl sign (erythematous rash over the shoulder and exposed areas of the back) Interstitial lung diseases Malignancy GI vasculitis[clevelandclinicmeded.com] 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] Homepage Rare diseases Search Search for a rare disease Mabry syndrome MAC MacDermot-Patton-Williams syndrome MacDermot-Winter syndrome Mac Duffie hypocomplementemic urticarial vasculitis[orpha.net]

  • Polyglucosan Body Myopathy Type 2

    Vasculitis 10.[hickoryneurology.net] 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] Central nervous system vasculitis as a complication of refractory dermatomyositis J Rheumatol 2001; 28: 207-11. [33] White DA, Leonard MC.[benthamopen.com]

  • Neuromuscular Junction Disorder

    […] and there may be reflex loss in wasted muscles. 1.2 Dermatomyositis: This disorder is related to immune complex deposition in intramuscular blood vessels with a resultant vasculitis[academic.sun.ac.za] 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] "The Neuropathies of Vasculitis." Neurol Clin 2010;31:557-595. Stern BJ et al. "Neurologic Presentations of Sarcoidosis." Neurol Clin 2010;28:185-198[loyolamedicine.org]

  • Distal Myopathy

    […] erythematosus Proximal Adult Malar rash; nephritis; arthritis ANA, anti-DNA antibodies, depressed C3 and C4 Normal to elevated No data Type II fiber atrophy; lymphocytic vasculitis[aafp.org] 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] […] erythematous scaling rash of extensor surfaces of fingers), shawl sign (erythematous rash over the shoulder and exposed areas of the back) Interstitial lung diseases Malignancy GI vasculitis[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    Coagulopathies, pituitary apoplexy, sympathomimetic abuse, vasculitis, or fibromuscular dysplasia can also be attributed to IVH.[stroke.ahajournals.org] 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] […] disorders in the differential diagnosis: Wernicke encephalopathy Organic acid disorders Toxic encephalopathy Infectious encephalopathy Inflammatory disease (including CNS vasculitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Inclusion Body Myositis

    The vasculitis is thought to be caused by circulating anti-endothelial antibodies .[neuropathology-web.org] 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] […] induced by nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTI), such as zidovudine, opportunistic infections including toxoplasmosis, infiltration by tumour, HIV associated vasculitis[scielo.br]

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