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163 Possible Causes for Hoarseness, Polymyositis, Proximal Muscle Weakness

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    muscle weakness of the lower extremities.[] She did not have hoarseness butshe had mild dysarthria and experienced mild difficulty inswallowing.[] Muscle : hypokalaemia, polymyositis. Investigations Diagnosis is usually made on clinical grounds.[]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    CASE PRESENTATION: This report presents a case-vignette of a 72-year-old woman with progressive proximal muscle weakness and myalgias, diagnosed with thymoma-associated myasthenia[] A case of laryngeal myasthenia gravis in a 65-year-old woman presenting with hoarseness as the sole symptom is reported.[] TTS has not been reported in a patient with myasthenia gravis (MG) and polymyositis due to a malignant thymoma.[]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Over time, disuse of muscle causes atrophy with proximal muscle weakness.[] In this individual, hoarseness, a slow heart rate, and typical changes in skin, hair, and the deep tendon reflexes are clues to the underlying disorder.[] Tests and diagnosis The signs and symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica are similar to those of a number of other conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis and polymyositis[]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    weakness and hypercalciuria Proximal myopathy: loss of protein in muscle (negative nitrogen balance) and hypokalemia O besity – Insulin resistance and hyperphagia Central[] He had dysphagia, weight loss and hoarseness of voice. Lab tests potassium of 2.5 mmol/l, with normal sodium, urea, creatinine. Bicarbonate 35 mmol/l.[] […] degeneration Lambert-Eaton myasthenia syndrome other finger clubbing hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy (HPOA) : squamous cell carcinoma subtype nephrotic syndrome polymyositis[]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Later she developed progressive, symmetrical proximal muscle weakness.[] […] those closest to the body such as neck, stomach, upper arms, and legs Hardened lumps or sheets of calcium ( calcinosis ) under the skin Trouble swallowing ( dysphagia ) Hoarse-sounding[] Polymyositis and dermatomyositis are uncommon systemic rheumatic disorders characterized by inflammatory and degenerative changes in the muscles (polymyositis) or in the skin[]

  • 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[] These vocal fold deposits may interfere with the normal vibratory cycle during phonation and thus may be an unusual cause of hoarseness.[] […] characterized by the coexistence of signs, symptoms and immunological features of 4 defined autoimmune diseases: systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), systemic sclerosis (SSc), polymyositis[]

  • 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.[] Your child's voice may also sound faint or hoarse. If you notice these symptoms happening, contact the doctor immediately.[] Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis provides extensive information regarding Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis (PM/DM), which is described as a heterogeneous disease complex.[]

  • Myopathy

    Background Immune-mediated necrotising myopathies are characterised clinically by the subacute onset of proximal limb weakness, accompanied by elevated creatinine kinase levels[] He had left-sided ptosis and miosis, with a normal pupillary light reflex, horizontal diplopia, and voice hoarseness, along with weakness of the neck muscles and a hypokinetic[] (M33.2) Polymyositis produces muscle weakness. It can often be treated by drugs like corticosteroids or immunosuppressants.[]

  • Autoimmune Necrotizing Myopathy

    muscle weakness.[] His voice was notably hoarse and he had difficulty clearing his secretions. His neck was swollen symmetrically, non-tender, and without lymphadenopathy.[] The 3 most common inflammatory myopathies are polymyositis (PM), dermatomyositis (DM), and inclusion body myositis.[]

  • Myositis

    We report a 55-year-old man who experienced proximal muscle weakness accompanied by the atrial flutter (AFL) with 1:1 conduction.[] Voice changes (dysphonia), especially hoarseness Pain in the joints with or without true arthritis (joint inflammation) can be part of myositis.[] Polymyositis is a systemic disease. This means it affects the whole body. Muscle weakness and tenderness can be signs of polymyositis.[]

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