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198 Possible Causes for Hypothyroidism, Mild Facial Muscle Weakness

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    What can you do in the meantime to minimize orthostasis as well as help suppress other hypothyroid symptoms?[scarysymptoms.com] […] findings in some affected individuals: Arched palate Hyperextensible joints Sluggish deep-tendon reflexes Mild facial-muscle weakness Hypotonic skeletal muscles Findings[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nervous System disease (CNS) 1) Neuropathic DM, auto-immune disease Vitamin B 12 deficiency Syphilis amyloid cancer Renal failure Heavy metal toxicity alcoholism porphyria hypothyroid[unmc.edu]

  • Down Syndrome

    Among the subclinical hypothyroidism group, 25 (73.5%) had transient hypothyroidism and 9 (26.5%) persistent hypothyroidism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Down syndrome is a chromosomal condition that is associated with intellectual disability, a characteristic facial appearance, and weak muscle tone (hypotonia) in infancy.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] Clinicians should be aware of the increased risk of gallstones in hypothyroid children with DS, even in neonatal age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    The most common treatable causes include diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, and nutritional deficiencies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented with mild facial weakness, humeral poly-hill sign, scapular winging, peroneal weakness, drop foot, pes cavus, and myoclonic epilepsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He suffered from primary hypothyroidism and thyroid function tests indicated adequate levothyroxine replacement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Patients with mild or purely ocular muscle weakness may have increased jitter only in facial muscles.[myasthenia.org.au] […] predominance and a late peak in the 6th to the 8th decade with a male predominance. 2 Myasthenia gravis is commonly associated with several other autoimmune disorders, including hypothyroidism[mdedge.com] Thyroid function test results were obtained in 233 patients and alterations were found in 45 (19%), indicating hyperthyroidism in 14 (31%) and hypothyroidism in 31 (69%).[omicsonline.org]

  • Secondary Myopathy

    Refractory Acute Kidney Injury Secondary to Hypothyroid-Induced Myopathy: A Contemporary Case Report Abstract This is a case report elucidating how severe hypothyroid-induced[journalmc.org] Mild facial weakness may be seen even when limb weakness is relatively mild (rare in DM and PM), and dysphagia can be an early or late feature.[jnnp.bmj.com] Mild facial weakness, neck weakness usually occurs.[sites.google.com]

  • Myopathy, Endocrine

    Trichinosis is caused by larva of Trichinella spiralis, and is associated with fever, myalgia, proximal muscle weakness, periorbital, and facial edema.[frontiersin.org] Hypothyroid myopathy What is hypothyroid myopathy? Hypothyroid myopathy is a muscle disease caused by deficient hormone production from the thyroid gland.[mda.org] (see also Hypothyroidism) 244.9 [ 359.5 ] myxedema (see also Myxedema) 244.9 [ 359.5 ] thyrotoxicosis (see also Thyrotoxicosis) 242.9 [ 359.5 ] Syndrome - see also Disease[healthprovidersdata.com]

  • Myopathy

    Relative hypothyroidism-induced myopathy. Antithyroid drug (ATD) dosage was reduced without levothyroxine replacement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nemaline myopathy: moderate weakness of voluntary muscles in the arms, legs, and trunk; mild weakness of facial muscles; delays in reaching developmental motor milestones;[healthofchildren.com] Most newborns have severely reduced muscle tone (hypotonia, or "floppiness") and mild muscle weakness, but sometimes symptoms of core myopathy do not manifest until adulthood[merckmanuals.com]

  • Drug-induced Myopathy

    Severe symptomatic hypothyroidism following AEDs is rarely reported in the literature.[readbyqxmd.com] Facial muscles are unaffected in PM and DM, but mild facial muscle weakness is common in patients with IBM.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com] […] risk factors have been associated with statin-induced myopathy: people of female sex low body mass index (BMI) advanced age, particularly age 80 and older having untreated hypothyroidism[healthline.com]

  • Bacterial Myositis

    […] in the serum CK in an otherwise stable patient serves as a potential warning of a disease exacerbation, assuming there is no intercurrent process such as muscle injury, hypothyroidism[atmph.org] Facial muscles are unaffected in PM and DM, but mild facial muscle weakness is common in patients with IBM.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com] Specific risk factors for the development of statin myopathy include higher doses, smaller body frame, liver and kidney disease, diabetes, hypothyroidism, and genetic factors[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Myopathic Carnitine Deficiency

    Pathology , Molecules , Syndromes , Muscle , NMJ , Nerve , Spinal , Ataxia , Antibody & Biopsy , Patient Info NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS & ENDOCRINE DISEASE THYROID DISEASE Hypothyroidism[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] […] of facial and distal limb muscles •face develops tired appearance -sunken temples, mild ptosis and loose folds •weakness and atrophy of dorsiflexors -steppage gait •MYOTONIA[quizlet.com] Causes of myopathy with normal CK Endocrine myopathies (except hypothyroidism): Hyperthyroidism Hypoparathyroidism Hyperparathyroidism Adrenal insufficiency Acromegaly Corticosteroid[learningneurology.com]

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