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830 Possible Causes for Hyporeflexia, No Muscle Weakness, Pediatric Disorder

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a lethal progressive pediatric muscle disorder and genetically inherited as an X-linked disease that caused by[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muscle weakness Other names Myasthenia Specialty Neurology Muscle weakness is a lack of muscle strength.[en.wikipedia.org] Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 17th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2005:2060-9. Acsadi G. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. NORD Guide to Rare Disorders.[rarediseases.org]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    Little is known about parental motivations and expectations for clinical trials for rare pediatric disorders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Later symptoms Muscle weakness: Affects the proximal muscles of the limbs mainly.[patient.info] Breath stacking in children with neuromuscular disorders. Pediatr Pulmonol . 2013 Aug 16. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    Pediatr Neurol. 1994; 11:208. [ Links ] 9. D’Angelo MG, Bresolin N. Cognitive impairment in neuromuscular disorders. Muscle Nerve. 2006; 34:16. 10.[scielo.mec.pt] Other typical findings of the disease were frontal alopecia, bilateral palpebral ptosis, testicular atrophy, muscular weakness with distal predominance, generalized hyporeflexia[revespcardiol.org] On neurological examination the patient was presented with muscle weakness, muscle atrophy (in face and sternocleidomastoid muscles), features of myotonia and apocamnosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy

    Complications of Neuromuscular Disorders. In Epp, Jr., CH & Bowen Jr., Complications in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, 627-630,1995 Tachdjian M.O.[gait.aidi.udel.edu] BACKGROUND: Although muscle weakness is a hallmark of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), the molecular mechanisms that lead to weakness in FSHD remain largely[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neuromuscul Disord. 2016 Jul;26(7):405-13. doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2016.04.012. Epub 2016 Apr 22.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

    The disorder has been described most frequently in Asian males.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] […] normal limits; he had zero out of five strength in his hips, two out of five strength in his knees and shoulders, and normal strength distally with bicipital and patellar hyporeflexia[academic.oup.com] Two cases had a history of recurrent episodes of muscle weakness and difficulty in running before their first paralytic attack.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Childhood Dermatomyositis

    […] doi: 10.1097/01.bor.0000240362.32089.4c Pediatric and heritable disorders Abstract Author Information Authors Article Metrics Metrics Juvenile dermatomyositis is a rare chronic[journals.lww.com] In a second flare in childhood, she developed proximal muscle weakness and calcinosis cutis. A muscle biopsy was consistent with juvenile dermatomyositis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Definition: Juvenile dermatomyositis or JDM is an autoimmune disorder which causes vasculitis manifesting itself among children; and it is a pediatric equivalent of dermatomyositis[web.archive.org]

  • Hereditary Areflexic Dystasia

    National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). 2004; . Kleigman. Chapter 612 - Hereditary Motor-Sensory Neuropathies. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 18th edition.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] […] number of peripheral myelinated nerve fibers ; Distal amyotrophy ; Distal muscle weakness ; Distal sensory impairment ; Gait ataxia ; Hammertoe ; Hypertrophic nerve changes ; Hyporeflexia[mousephenotype.org] Affected members of a large southern Italian pedigree had distal weakness, wasting, hyporeflexia, and mild panmodal sensory loss.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Friedreich Ataxia

    Leigh syndrome (subacute necrotizing encephalomyopathy) is a rare, highly morbid and fatal pediatric disorder that results in severe neurological and neuromuscular dysfunction[bioelectron.com] In addition to neuropathological disabilities such as ataxia, sensory loss, and muscle weakness, common signs are scoliosis, foot deformity, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] searches, patients' associations, and National Centre for Rare Disorders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Poliomyelitis

    […] nasopharynx, and is often asymptomatic; the central nervous system, primarily the spinal cord, may be affected, leading to rapidly progressive paralysis, coarse fasciculation and hyporeflexia[icd9data.com] Muscle weakness may be responsible for postoperative instability, and careful selection of the patient with good upper extremity muscles must be made.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The main clinical manifestations of poliomyelitis are weakness, decreased muscle tone, and hyporeflexia.[amboss.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    The inactive ALDH2(2) allele is dominant , J Clin Invest , 1989 , vol. 83 (pg. 314 - 6 ) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders , 2000 4th ed Washington, DC[academic.oup.com] In the elderly, the first or only symptoms may be systemic and nonspecific (eg, anorexia, vomiting, malaise, weakness, fever). Sometimes fever does not develop.[msdmanuals.com] American Psychiatry Association Text Revision Estimated blood alcohol concentrations for child and adolescent drinking and their implications for screening instruments , Pediatrics[academic.oup.com]

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