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253 Possible Causes for Hoarseness, Polymyositis, Proximal Muscle Weakness

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Case 1: MG, polymyositis and thymolipoma; case 2: MG and necrotizing myopathy without thymic pathology on a background of scleroderma, Raynaud's phenomenon, esophageal dysmotility[] This report presents a case-vignette of a 72-year-old woman with progressive proximal muscle weakness and myalgias, diagnosed with thymoma-associated myasthenia and bioptically[] A case of laryngeal myasthenia gravis in a 65-year-old woman presenting with hoarseness as the sole symptom is reported.[]

  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

    […] features of the other connective tissue diseases such as scleroderma and progressive systemic sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Still's disease, dermatomyositis and polymyositis[] 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.[]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis (Dermatomyositis or polymyositis associated with neoplasia fall under Group III; Others: Group I and II – Idiopathic polymyositis and dermatomyositis[] 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[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Proximal muscle weakness very frequent, especially initially, with subsequent distal arm and leg weakness. ii.[] She did not have hoarseness butshe had mild dysarthria and experienced mild difficulty inswallowing.[] […] spastic paralysis) Neurotoxic fish poisoning (spontaneous recovery within 24 hours) Paraneoplastic neuropathy (chronic) Poliomyelitis (purely motor disorder with meningitis) Polymyositis[]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    Pneumonia Bree: My Father Died from Aspiration Pneumonia I do not fully understand how or why this form of disease would cause a person to die… Daphne: Daughter of Scleroderma/Polymyositis[] Subsequent clinical assessment and investigations revealed the characteristic facies, proximal muscle weakness, lenticular opacities, pulmonary function defects, arterial[] […] yet not all victims will show signs of every symptom: Confusion and disorientation Fever Wheezing and/or noisy breathing Shortness of breath Difficulties with swallowing Hoarse[]

  • Dermatomyositis

    To analyze the serum level of hyaluronic acid in patients with dermatomyositis and polymyositis.[] 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[]

  • Cyclophosphamide

    A 50-year-old man presented with dysphagia and proximal muscle weakness.[] While considering corticosteroid tapering, the patient experienced hoarseness due to right laryngeal nerve palsy.[] The connective tissue disorders most commonly associated with ILD include scleroderma/systemic sclerosis (SSc), rheumatoid arthritis, polymyositis/dermatomyositis, and Sjögren's[]

  • Statin

    We report a 66-year-old Caucasian female who had progressive proximal muscle weakness after treatment with statins.[] The most common side effects reported with statins include: A headache belching or excessive gas constipation heartburn , indigestion , nausea or stomach discomfort hoarseness[] Inflammatory myopathies, including polymyositis, dermatomyositis, and necrotizing autoimmune myopathy, are even more rare, but debilitating, side effects of statin therapy[]

  • Myopathy

    The inflammatory myopathies are a group of immune-mediated inflammatory muscle disorders that typically present with marked proximal muscle weakness.[] 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[] A series of HIV patients with overlapping features of sIBM and polymyositis are highlighted as is a report of a patient with HIV and late-onset rod-body myopathy that may[]

  • Fibromyalgia

    Besides variable proximal muscle weakness, myotonia, and precocious cataracts, muscle pain and stiffness are prominent presenting features of DM2.[] Abnormal Mitochondria Optic Atrophy, Deafness, Ophthalmoplegia, and Myopathy Orbital Myositis osteoarthritis Pectoralis Muscle, Absence of Peripheral Neuropathy, Myopathy, Hoarseness[] Neuropathy, Myopathy, Hoarseness, and Hearing Loss Poikiloderma, Hereditary Fibrosing, with Tendon Contractures, Myopathy, and Pulmonary Fibrosis polymyalgia rheumatica Polymyositis[]

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