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832 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, No Muscle Weakness

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    A 55-year-old woman with consanguineous parents developed slowly progressive, asymmetric muscle weakness and atrophy in her forearms, while her ability to walk remained unaffected[] We present a 70-year-old male patient of Greek origin with choreatic movements of the tongue and face, lower limb muscle weakness, peripheral neuropathy, elevated creatinephosphokinase[] It is manifested with pain, tingling, numbness, and muscle weakness.[]

  • Muscle Strain

    The case was considered to have moderate muscle strain, because he had modest muscle weakness with a negative lift-off test.[] […] or unable to move at all Muscle weakness Muscle spasms (result of scar tissue forming) Uneven or deformed surface of the skin A muscle strain can seem like a minor nuisance[] Quadriceps tears are generally caused from sudden overload, muscle fatigue, muscle weakness, an imbalance between quadriceps and hamstring strength, a poor training program[]

  • Hyperkalemia

    Careful monitoring of electrocardiogram changes and muscle weakness in hyperkalemia is important to determine its functional consequences.[] In most cases, this causes non-specific symptoms such as malaise, palpitations and muscle weakness and can only be detected with a blood test.[] Muscle weakness. Diarrhea (with very high potassium levels). Chest pain, or heart palpitations.[]

  • Diabetic Neuropathy

    Fainting spells upon standing may indicate postural hypotension. A physician may detect early signs of neuropathy.[] The pain and muscle weakness had persisted more severely in the shoulder than in the thigh throughout the clinical course.[] […] or dizzy spells caused by blood pressure changes (autonomic neuropathy) Urinary or bowel difficulties (autonomic neuropathy) Impotence or vaginal dryness (autonomic neuropathy[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    But weakness that increases over several days is also common. Muscle weakness or loss of muscle function (paralysis) affects both sides of the body.[] A medical exam may show muscle weakness. There may also be problems with blood pressure and heart rate.[] If the inflammation affects the nerves of the chest and diaphragm (the large muscle under your lungs that helps you breathe) and those muscles are weak, you may need breathing[]

  • Hypokalemia

    Neurological examination showed a lower extremity muscle weakness with three-fifths muscular strength of the quadriceps and tibialis anterior muscle on both sides.[] Clinical features include transient periods of muscle weakness and tetany, dizziness, abdominal pains and constipation.[] Proximal muscle weakness is observed most commonly in lower extremities; cranial muscles are normal, but constipation and distention are prominent.[]

  • Addison's Disease

    spells sores in the mouth cravings for salt nausea vomiting irritability or depression If Addison’s disease goes untreated for too long, it can become an Addisonian crisis[] The physical examination was completely normal except for muscle weakness, hyperpigmentation on labial mucosa and skin in a patient.[] Symptoms & Causes The most common symptoms are fatigue, muscle weakness, loss of appetite, weight loss, and abdominal pain.[]

  • Gitelman Syndrome

    The clinical spectrum is wide and usually characterized by chronic fatigue, cramps, muscle weakness and paresthesiae.[] A 18-year-old girl was admitted to our hospital with a history of muscle weakness and transient tetanic episodes affecting bilateral hands.[] We report two adult male siblings of Jewish origin with late onset GS, who presented in their fifth decade of life with muscle weakness, hypokalemia, hypomagnesaemia, and[]

  • Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy Type 1

    NCI Thesaurus A group of inherited progressive muscle disorders characterized by muscle weakness and eventual death of the muscle tissues.[] Muscle weakness and degeneration Muscle weakness and degeneration are slowly progressive, affecting a distinct pattern of muscles.[] Muscle weakness may not become a source of difficulty until later in life, although cardiac problems are usually detectable by age 20. Intellect isn’t affected.[]

  • Conn Syndrome

    Low potassium may cause fatigue, muscle cramps, muscle weakness, numbness, or temporary paralysis.[] Patients may present with headaches, muscle weakness and fatigue.[] […] cramps Muscle weakness Numbness Temporary paralysis Increased urine Increased thirst Figure 2: Signs and Symptoms of Primary Hyperaldosteronism The most common sign of primary[]

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