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1,314 Possible Causes for Fever, Proximal Muscle Weakness

  • Overlap Syndrome

    SSc patients with serum CK more than 2 times upper limit, myalgia, and proximal muscle weakness were analyzed for the presence of polymyositis with electromyography (EMG)[arthritis-research.biomedcentral.com] Connective Tissue Disease, Juvenile Dermatomyositis, Morphea/Scleroderma, vasulitis (Wegener’s/GPA, MPA, Churg-Strauss, Henoch-Schonlein Purpura, Takayasu’s Arteritis), periodic fever[floatinghospital.org] During his stay in the ward, his urine out-put ranged between 200-400 ml/24 hrs., his edema feet increased, he had persistent fever upto 39 C.[jpgmonline.com]

  • Polymyositis

    This report highlights the case of a 30-year-old male who had severe myalgia and proximal muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this case report, we report a Japanese female patient with polymyositis (PM) who presented with periodic fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Polymyositis is an idiopathic inflammatory myopathy, characterized by proximal muscle weakness and sometimes extramuscular manifestations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Later she developed progressive, symmetrical proximal muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We illustrate these challenges with the case of a 51-year-old Vietnamese-American man who initially presented with fever of unknown origin in the absence of overt skin and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 57-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of a high fever, anemia, and hyperferritinemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

    We present the case of a 50-year-old black woman whose inaugural presentation of MCDT was oropharyngeal dysphagia, symmetrical proximal muscle weakness, tongue atrophy and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this report, we describe the case of a 73-year-old Japanese woman with MCTD who developed fever, thrombocytopenia, and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia and was diagnosed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , and joints Polymyositis- idiopathic inflammatory myopathy which results in symmetrical proximal muscle weakness Primary pulmonary hypertension- elevated pulmonary artery[physio-pedia.com]

  • Childhood Dermatomyositis

    A 62-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with malaise, lethargy and proximal muscle weakness. She had a similar presentation in childhood.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The disease often begins with nonspecific, general symptoms (such as fever , fatigue and muscle weakness).[childrenshospital.org] […] a) fluctuation of the rash with twice daily fevers b) blue color changes to the hands with cold exposure c) oral ulcers d) new difficulty keeping up with peers in soccer Answer[pediatrics.mc.vanderbilt.edu]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Over time, disuse of muscle causes atrophy with proximal muscle weakness.[uspharmacist.com] An 89-year-old man with advanced renal failure, polymyalgia rheumatica and a past history of tuberculosis was admitted with a high fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] immunosuppressive therapy (which includes tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, and prednisone) for a renal transplant that she had received 10 years ago presented with malaise, low-grade fevers[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Proximal muscle weakness very frequent, especially initially, with subsequent distal arm and leg weakness. ii.[physio-pedia.com] Until recent now, GBS was only reported in hemorrhagic fever patients in Europe and Asia, which termed as hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] muscle weakness of the lower extremities.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Familial Mediterranean Fever

    . # • Colchicine toxicity include: bone marrow suppression (3-5 days post exposure), acute renal failure, rhabdomyolysis & neuromyopathy (proximal muscle weakness & elevation[slideshare.net] Fever is the most common symptom in FMF.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) is a genetic disorder that causes brief recurrent episodes of fever, peritonitis, pleuritis, and arthritis.[symptoma.com]

  • Uveoparotid Fever

    muscle weakness Most often in shoulders Etiology of polymyositis/diagnosis CD8 T cell induced injury to myofibers Muscle biopsy w/evidence of inflammation is diagnostic Similar[cram.com] Designated as an atypical clinical manifestation of sarcoidosis, uveoparotid fever presents with the following signs: parotid gland enlargement, anterior uveitis, fever, and[symptoma.com] Look at other dictionaries: uveoparotid fever — uveo·pa·rot·id fever .yü vē ō pə rät əd n chronic inflammation of the parotid gland and uvea marked by low grade fever, lassitude[medical_en.enacademic.com]

  • Polyserositis

    muscle weakness.[nature.com] A 36-year-old male of pure Japanese ancestry presented with a classical 20-year history of Recurrent Polyserositis manifested by self-limited attacks of fever plus pleuritis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms consisted of fever; abdominal, chest, and joint pains; and skin eruptions.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

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