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1,656 Possible Causes for Difficulty Walking, Scoliosis

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    What's New in the Management of Neuromuscular Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop . 2016 Sep. 36 (6):627-33. [Medline] .[emedicine.com] […] is usually unable to walk Frequent falls Difficulty getting up from the floor and climbing stairs Difficulty with running, hopping, and jumping Loss of muscle mass Toe walking[medlineplus.gov] walking : Ability to walk may be lost by age 12, and the child will have to use a wheelchair.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Friedreich Ataxia

    scoliosis due to Friedreichs ataxia Lumbar neuromuscular scoliosis due to Friedreich's ataxia Lumbar scoliosis due to Friedreichs ataxia Lumbosacral neuromuscular scoliosis[icd9data.com] Specific symptoms include Difficulty walking Muscle weakness Speech problems Involuntary eye movements Scoliosis (curving of the spine to one side) Heart palpitations, from[medlineplus.gov] Difficulty walking The legs can be affected in different ways by Friedreich’s ataxia, including muscle weakness, weak or lack of leg reflexes, poor coordination and balance[friedreichsataxianews.com]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    CONCLUSIONS: The natural history of scoliosis, respiratory function and walking ability in UCMD patients were characterised.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Breathing difficulties may go unnoticed initially, and may be experienced prior to difficulties with walking.[disabled-world.com] When comparing patients with and without scoliosis, the increases in APCF and UPCF were more pronounced in those without scoliosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pseudoachondroplasia

    Kypho-scoliosis appeared later on with anterior beaking of the vertebrae. Cerebral CT scan showed a very large frontal cyst communicating with the IIIrd ventricle.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical description The disorder is usually discovered during the second year of life with the onset of slow growth and walking difficulties.[orpha.net] Many children with pseudoachondroplasia are also diagnosed with a variety of orthopaedic conditions including: scoliosis, hip pain, joint stiffness and limb shortening.[chop.edu]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    Scoliosis varies from mild to severe.[err.ersjournals.com] Most patients begin to have difficulty walking at the end of the first year of life and are wheelchair bound by the teenage years.[esid.org] Affected children typically develop difficulty walking, problems with balance and hand coordination, involuntary jerking movements (chorea), muscle twitches (myoclonus), and[ghr.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    Case , The prevalence and impact of scoliosis in Pompe disease: Lessons learned from the Pompe Registry , Molecular Genetics and Metabolism , 104 , 4 , (574) , (2011) .[dx.doi.org] Affected individuals often suffer from limb-girdle syndrome and claim walking difficulties.[symptoma.com] ., The prevalence and impact of scoliosis in Pompe disease: lessons learned from the Pompe Registry. Mol Genet Metab, 2011. 104(4): p. 574-82.[rarediseases.org]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    PATIENT CONCERNS: The patient was a 17-year-old girl with growth retardation, hearing loss, and severe skeletal dysplasia(scoliosis and chicken breast), and was evaluated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] alone, he falls whenever tries walking alone‖ Objective data Has difficulty walking and doesn’t walk alone Risk for injury related to tremors and episodic seizure Prevent[slideshare.net] Affected individuals usually present with unusual skeletal features including short trunk dwarfism, odontoid hypoplasia, pectus carinatum, kyphosis, gibbus, scoliosis, genu[genedx.com]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia

    Foul smelling stools Protruding abdomen Intellectual disability/developmental delay Developmental coordination disorder, evident by age ten Muscle weakness Slurred speech Scoliosis[en.wikipedia.org] ): Approximately 33 percent of children will have difficulty walking by the time they turn 10 years.[verywell.com] Scoliosis (curvature of the spine). Progressive decreased vision. Retinitis Pigmentosa. Balance and coordination problems.[medigoo.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    He had a bifid uvula, bilaterally duplicated thumbs and scoliosis. Additionally, he had hypertelorism, a wide forehead and flattening of mid-face.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Difficulty walking can lead to injuries due to falling.[healthline.com] Symptoms, like fatigue, difficulty walking, vision problems and cognitive changes, can be severe and disabling, and can take a heavy toll on patients.[cbsnews.com]

  • Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Corrective straps stretch feet, knees & hips and reduce asymmetry and tilting of the pelvis which can lead to scoliosis.[daneverard.co.uk] , difficulty running or climbing steps, and a slight shaking in their fingers may find walking gets gradually harder over time, and they may eventually lose the ability to[nhs.uk] Scoliosis occurs because of weakness of the muscles that normally support the spine, which is a flexible column.[mda.org]

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