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1,088 Possible Causes for Head Drop due to Neck Muscle Weakness, Loss of Head Control, Stiff Spine

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy due to LMNA Mutation

    . - Skeletal Dubowitz (1973) gave the name rigid spine syndrome to the disorder in a 17-year-old boy with a myopathy and stiffness of the back and neck from an early age and[genome.jp]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    […] of the joints, hip dislocation and a type of curvature of the spine known as ’kyphoscoliosis’.[santhera.com] The patients developed exacerbation of muscle weakness ranging from paralysis to loss of head control.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of head control: L-CMD (dropped head syndrome) Congenital head lag as a result of marked cervicoaxial hypotonia associated with progressive cervical stiffness: SELENON -related[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Head Drop due to Neck Muscle Weakness
  • Hepatitis A Virus

    The presentation was characterized by acute onset dysphagia, loss of head control, and bilateral arm weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Head Drop due to Neck Muscle Weakness Stiff Spine
  • Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy

    Symptoms usually begin within the first 2 years of life, with the loss of head control and the ability to sit, crawl, or walk, accompanied by deterioration in vision and speech[ninds.nih.gov] Common symptoms of the condition include a loss of head control, the inability to sit or stand , crawl or walk, a loss of vision and an impairment of speech.[disability-benefits-help.org] In most cases, the first symptoms appear during the first two years of a child’s life and include loss of physical skills he or she had previously mastered, such as head control[disabilitybenefitscenter.org]

    Missing: Head Drop due to Neck Muscle Weakness Stiff Spine
  • Catfish Sting

    spine of a fin into his or her hand.[articles.mcall.com] This is prime time for taking the tasty bottom-dwellers from area rivers and lakes -- and also the likeliest time someone will embed the "horn" of a bullhead or the stiff[articles.mcall.com]

    Missing: Head Drop due to Neck Muscle Weakness Loss of Head Control
  • Aralia Spinosa

    (many canes) planting in an urban landscape Close-up of a single leaf Woodland edge Young emerging foliage Bare trunks in winter Stalks and leaf stems heavily armed with stiff[onlineplantguide.com] spines Fruit Tree shoowing form and flowers Fruit will be eaten by birds Mature fruit in early fall An inflorescence in early spring Flowering in early stage Huge panicles[onlineplantguide.com]

    Missing: Head Drop due to Neck Muscle Weakness Loss of Head Control
  • Syndesmodysplasic Dwarfism

    Symptoms - Dwarfism syndesmodysplasic * Very short stature * Progressive joint stiffness * Progressively stiff hip * Progressively stiff spine * Impaired movement Causes -[checkorphan.org] Overview A very rare form of dwarfism involving extremely short stature and progressive joint stiffness.[checkorphan.org]

    Missing: Head Drop due to Neck Muscle Weakness Loss of Head Control
  • Phenylketonuria

    […] of head control, and seizures.[drgreene.com] […] hyperphenylalaninemia may have similar symptoms, but even with appropriate PKU treatment they tend to have increasing neurologic problems by 3 months of age, including excess drooling, loss[drgreene.com]

    Missing: Head Drop due to Neck Muscle Weakness Stiff Spine
  • Proteus Syndrome

    Additionally, she presented with an asymmetric face, dysmorphic skull with frontal-parietal hyperostosis, dropped shoulders, scoliosis, and a stiff spine.[f1000research.com]

    Missing: Head Drop due to Neck Muscle Weakness Loss of Head Control
  • Glutaric Aciduria Type 2

    Typically, mild fever and vomiting are followed by acute hypotonia, loss of head control, and abnormal movements (EEGs are often normal).[clinicaladvisor.com] The acute episodes often manifest sudden onset hypotonia, loss of head control, eventual development of seizure-like positioning, dystonias, and unusual movements.[clinicaladvisor.com] During or just after such routine type illness, neurologic dysfunction is evident (acute hypotonia, loss of head control seizures or seizure like movements, followed by grimacing[clinicaladvisor.com]

    Missing: Head Drop due to Neck Muscle Weakness Stiff Spine

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