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455 Possible Causes for Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients, Quadriceps Muscle Weakness

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    .  Also known as: pseudobulbar palsy, emotional incontinence, pathologic crying/laughing The emotional lability is NOT a mood disorder, but is an uncontrolled outburst and[slideshare.net] […] of deep finger flexors and the quadriceps femoris with typical rimmed vacuoles on muscle biopsy Postpolio syndrome (PPS) Monomeric amyotrophy (also known as Hirayama disease[emedicine.medscape.com] […] is a very troubling symptom for patients. It is an abnormal affective display that can be seen in about 50% of ALS patients. 51.  Amitriptyline 100-150mg QHS Fluvoxamine[slideshare.net]

  • Osteoarthritis

    Muscle weakness, especially in the quadriceps, may be both a cause and an effect of OA of the knee ( Figure 2 ).[web.archive.org] For example, if your quadriceps (the muscles in the front of your thigh) are weak, you may be more likely to get arthritis of the knee.[healthlinkbc.ca] A lack of exercise can cause your muscles and joints to become weak.[healthlinkbc.ca]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Toxoplasmosis

    We report an unusual case of acute acquired toxoplasmosis (AAT) presenting as lymphadenopathy and recurrent seizures in an immunocompetent 15-year-old boy. The patient reported an 18-day vacation to Africa (Ethiopia), 39 days prior to the first seizure. Electroencephalogram (EEG) showed sporadic single-spike or[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee

    In conclusion, the use of NMES for quadriceps muscle weakness has been shown to improve muscle strength.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pain in the knee joint can lead to wasting and weakness of the Quadriceps (thigh) muscles.[physioroom.com] Weakness and loss of neuromuscular control of the quadriceps, as well as other muscles around the knee and the hip, is thought to be a precursor to the degenerative process[apostherapy.co.uk]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Arthritis of Knee

    Conservative Management Strengthening of the quadriceps muscle of the quadriceps muscle group can be beneficial, especially in patients with maltracking and weakness of these[emedicine.medscape.com] Problems associated with patellectomy include loss of normal knee power and function, quadriceps weakness, and failure to resolve anterior knee pain.[emedicine.medscape.com] Cybex measurements after patellectomy demonstrate significant decreases in the peak torque of the quadriceps muscles, with preservation of normal hamstring function. [35][emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Torn Meniscus

    Some of these factors include: muscle weakness (particularly of the quadriceps, hamstrings or gluteals) muscle tightness (particularly of the quadriceps, hamstrings or calf[physioadvisor.com.au]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Infectious mononucleosis should be suspected in patients 10 to 30 years of age who present with sore throat and significant fatigue, palatal petechiae, posterior cervical or auricular adenopathy, marked adenopathy, or inguinal adenopathy. An atypical lymphocytosis of at least 20 percent or atypical lymphocytosis of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Liver Cirrhosis

    Introduction Portal hypertension (PH) is defined as an increase in the pressure in the portal vein and its territory, and is one of the main causes of severe complications and death in patients with cirrhosis and, therefore, the main prognostic factor in cirrhosis [ 1 ]. In normal fasted subjects at rest and in the[…][dx.doi.org]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Abstract A new test, called the carpal compression test, consists of application of direct pressure on the carpal tunnel and the underlying median nerve. The results of the Tinel percussion test, the Phalen wrist-flexion test, and the new test were evaluated in thirty-one patients (forty-six hands) in whom the[…][doi.org]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Hyperthyroidism

    OBJECTIVE: The treatment of hyperthyroidism associated with severe liver dysfunction (LD) is a clinical challenge, and there has been no unified examination of this problem. The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of radioiodine ( 131 I) in combination with a molecular adsorbent[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients

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