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113 Possible Causes for Facial Muscle Weakness and Progressive Atrophy, Scoliosis

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    What's New in the Management of Neuromuscular Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Sep. 36 (6):627-33. [Medline].[emedicine.com] Abstract Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy is an autosomal-dominant, slowly progressive myopathy that involves facial, shoulder, and upper arm muscles.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Glucocorticoid treatment for the prevention of scoliosis in children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: long-term follow-up.[emedicine.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    This case series highlights important surgical strategies that can be utilized to treat scoliosis in patients with SMA.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] BACKGROUND: Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a progressive neuromuscular disease commonly including progressive scoliosis resulting in severe deformity and negatively affecting[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Generalized Myotonia of Thomsen

    […] due to friedreich's ataxia Cervical scoliosis due to friedreichs ataxia Cervicothoracic neuromuscular scoliosis due to friedreich's ataxia Cervicothoracic scoliosis due to[icd10data.com] The following features are however constantly present: atrophy of the intrinsic hand muscles, facial muscle involvement, myotonia and dystrophic changes in nonmuscular tissue[neuroweb.us] […] n-PeA as H....EstAcvez R. 2018 4 Novel Mutations in SCN4A Gene Cause Myotonia Congenita with Scoliosis. ( 29451154 ) Xu Y.Q....Cao L. 2018 5 Myotonia Congenita Can Be Mistaken[malacards.org]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1

    Scoliosis occurs as a child with type 2 grows and gets bigger. There is no specific life span.[stopsma.org] We present a baby with spinal muscular atrophy type 1, an inherited disorder causing progressive weakness, leading to complete paralysis of respiratory, facial and limb muscles[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info]

  • Scapuloperoneal Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Additional features, such as vocal cord paralysis, scoliosis and/or arthrogryposis, are likely to occur.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Scapuloperoneal spinal muscular atrophy: Type 1 (AD form) appears at age 14-26, with weakness, distal leg atrophy, and absent tendon reflexes and sparing of intrinsic foot[emedicine.medscape.com] Typical Presentation: Progressive muscle weakness, poor weight gain, sleep difficulties, pneumonia, scoliosis, joint contractures.[athenadiagnostics.com]

  • Muscular Atrophy

    […] variable clinical phenotype that comprises arthrogryposis, spontaneously resolving respiratory insufficiency at birth, muscular atrophy predominantly of the distal lower limbs, scoliosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] Scoliosis occurs because of weakness of the muscles that normally support the spine, which is a flexible column.[mda.org]

  • Distal Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    Oftentimes scoliosis is present in patients with Type 3 or Type 4 SMA.[sinicropispine.com] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] Overview the development of scoliosis is almost universal usually occurs by age 2 to 3 years often progressive Treatment nonoperative bracing indications devices may delay[orthobullets.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    Carmell mom to Kara, idiopathic scoliosis, Blake 19, GERD and Braydon 14, VACTERL, GERD, DGE, VEPTR #137, thoracic insufficiency, rib anomalies, congenital scoliosis, missing[scoliosis.org] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] […] the majority of patients suffering from type 1 or type 2 to nocturnal hypoventilation, recurrent infections and respiratory failure, as well as swallowing difficulties and scoliosis[symptoma.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Respiratory Distress Type 1

    Kyphosis/scoliosis, foot deformities and joint contractures are frequently associated features.[orpha.net] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] Bulbar muscular atrophy affects the bulbar and facial muscles with motor neurone loss in the brainstem. [ 1 ] The spinal muscular atrophies (SMAs) are a spectrum of genetically[patient.info]

  • Funnel Chest

    - another condition that can cause scoliosis to arise.[scoliosissos.com] Progresses to weakness of all 4 limbs, facial spasm, severe extensor contracture and atrophy of muscles.[messybeast.com] Pectus excavatum and scoliosis Pectus excavatum sufferers are more likely than average to develop scoliosis , a sideways curvature of the spine.[scoliosissos.com]

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