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1,272 Possible Causes for EMG Shows Evidence of Reinnervation, Muscle Biopsy Abnormal, Waddling Gait

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    This condition is typically characterized by large and abnormally distributed mitochondria on muscle biopsy, which can distinguish this condition from the other muscle conditions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include frequent falling, difficulty in climbing, and a waddling gait. Get unlimited access to all of Britannica’s trusted content.[britannica.com] Under the microscope, the muscle of a positive biopsy generally shows dead tissue and abnormally large muscle fibers.[cedars-sinai.edu]

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  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    Diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy A muscle biopsy (taking a sample of muscle) for dystrophin studies can be done to look for abnormal levels of dystrophin in the muscle[disabled-world.com] At age 4 he had a waddling gait and could no longer climb stairs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] fibers) For Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies, muscle biopsy may show whether dystrophin, a muscle protein, is missing or abnormal, and DNA testing is used to analyze[webmd.com]

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  • Stiff-Person Syndrome

    Previous diagnostic testing, including magnetic resonance imaging, muscle biopsy, and electromyography, showed no specific abnormalities and blood was negative for anti-GAD[redorbit.com] Trials of several muscle relaxant medications and intravenous immunoglobulin did not provide any significant relief.[redorbit.com]

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  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    Muscle biopsy abnormalities in two individuals very early in the course of their disease suggest that biopsy would probably be useful in detection of preclinical disease in[pediatrics.aappublications.org] We report a Saudi Arabian family with weakness in limb-girdle distribution: waddling gait, positive Gowers' sign, and marked muscle atrophy in the shoulder and pelvic girdle[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some LGMD subtypes have distinguishing features, including pattern of muscle involvement, cardiac abnormalities, extramuscular involvement, and muscle biopsy findings.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Erb Muscular Dystrophy

    biopsy (examination of a sample of the weak muscle tissue under a microscope), and genetic testing.[msdmanuals.com] Contractures Tachypnea and shortness of breath Assessment-Duchenne and Becker's types Wide stance and waddling gait Gowers' sign when rising from a sitting or supine position[quizlet.com] Weakness of the hip and upper leg muscles may cause a distinctive waddling gait.[rarediseases.org]

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  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    Electromyography was abnormal in all patients. Muscle biopsy in 1 patient demonstrated normal immunostaining for dystrophin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] From age 27 years, he developed proximal muscle weakness predominantly of the lower limbs, a positive Gower sign, and a waddling gait.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Elevated serum CK Skeletal muscle biopsy showing decreased dystrophin quantity Panel overlap The gene on this panel is also included on our Autism Intellectual Disability[unmc.edu]

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  • Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Muscle biopsy- reveals evidence of devervation with no other structural abnormalities.[en.wikibooks.org] Waddling gait is common. Finger trembling, fasciculation and calf hypertrophy may occur.[orpha.net] In some situations other tests such as an EMG electromyography (EMG) or muscle biopsy may be needed because it is not possible to conduct the SMN gene tests or no abnormality[genome.gov]

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  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy

    If genetic testing does not confirm the diagnosis, then muscle biopsy can be done.[merckmanuals.com] Mater diagnosed with atypical muscle dystrophy, when she was twenty-four years old, based on weakness of lower limb muscles, incomplett foot dorsalflexion and waddling gait[pubs.sciepub.com] Inability to rise to an upright position without turning to the side, waddling gait, and progressive weakness are the characteristic features.[icd9data.com]

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  • Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy

    An electrocardiogram showed atrioventricular conduction abnormalities. Muscle biopsy was consistent with mild myopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Waddling gait, lumbar lordosis, and weakness of the shoulder girdle become apparent during adolescence. Mild pectus excavatum may be present.[whonamedit.com] Serum creatine kinase activity was elevated (1994 IU/I) and a muscle biopsy at the age of 4 years showed marked dystrophic abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Only about 10% of ALS patients have abnormal nerve conduction study results, but the test can also suggest other diagnoses. A muscle biopsy.[webmd.com] References Physical Examination Strength is usually reduced in proximal muscles of the legs and arms, producing a waddling gait and difficulty elevating the arms.[web.archive.org]

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