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769 Possible Causes for Leg Cramp, Myopathy

  • Acute Exertional Rhabdomyolysis

    […] first, ASCENDING hyporeflexia and areflexia can have autonomic dysfcn and opthalmoparesis sensory changes less prominent may have pain- arthralgias and back pain, cramping[quizlet.com] These include metabolic myopathies, disorders of calcium homoeostasis and other structural myopathies, and the sickle cell trait ( table 1 ).[bmjopensem.bmj.com] The rare cases of acute renal failure in marathon runners may be a situation of the ‘perfect storm’ where there are several factors (heat stress, dehydration, latent myopathy[link.springer.com]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    Muscle weakness occurs mostly in your arms and legs, with symptoms appearing between age 11 and 25.[healthline.com] […] some ultrastructural characteristics with distal myopathy with rimmed vacuoles and hereditary inclusion body myopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The question whether oculopharyngodistal myopathy (MIM 164310) is a distinct disease entity or a variant of oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (MIM 164300) persists.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 7

    Arms Fatigue Cramps: Proximal muscles Muscle size Atrophy: Proportionate to weakness May be mild calf hypertrophy Tendon reflexes: Reduced in proportion to weakness Cardiac[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] In addition to causing hemolysis and exertional myopathy, heart disease may be a prominent clinical component of PFK deficiency in this breed and has not been previously recognized[doi.org] Turnbull, Investigation of metabolic myopathies, Myopathies, 10.1016/S0072-9752(07)86009-X, (193-204), (2007). Zuhair N.[doi.org]

  • Charley Horse

    As painful as they feel, leg cramps are harmless. What Causes Leg Cramps?[webmd.com] Nishino, Characterization of the Asian myopathy patients with VCP mutations, European Journal of Neurology, 19, 3, (501-509), (2011).[doi.org] Statin-associated myopathy with normal creatine kinase levels. Ann Intern Med. 2002;137(7):581–585. 19. Coppin RJ, Wicke DM, Little PS.[aafp.org]

  • Muscle Spasm

    Half way through the bottle, my husband was mentioning he has not had a single leg cramp. Beate Brueland, Salome, AZ.[crampdefense.com] .- ) muscular dystrophies and myopathies ( G71 - G72 ) myopathy in amyloidosis ( E85.- ) myopathy in polyarteritis nodosa ( M30.0 ) myopathy in rheumatoid arthritis ( M05.32[icd10data.com] Check if it's leg cramps Leg cramps happen when a muscle suddenly shortens and becomes tight (spasms). They can be very painful and make it hard for you to move.[nhs.uk]

  • Nocturnal Leg Cramp

    Leg cramps at night or nocturnal leg cramps are a common and frustrating condition. Everyone experiences muscle cramps from time to time.[sleepdisordersguide.com] These include: Pregnancy Alcoholism Dehydration /electrolyte imbalances Parkinson’s disease Neuromuscular disorders ( neuropathy , myopathy , motor neuron disease) Structural[my.clevelandclinic.org] "Statin-induced apoptosis and skeletal myopathy". Am. J. Physiol., Cell Physiol. 291 (6): C1208–12. doi : 10.1152/ajpcell.00226.2006. PMID 16885396.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Muscle Cramp

    The most likely explanation is that leg cramps occur when a muscle that is already in a shortened position is involuntarily stimulated.[patient.info] Muscular system: Some myopathies (diseases that affect skeletal muscles); and Myotonia (temporary muscle stiffness or contraction).[myvmc.com] Hyperthyroidism (associated with myopathy). Lead poisoning. Sarcoidosis. Hyperparathyroidism (hypercalcaemia). Heavy alcohol ingestion and cirrhosis.[patient.info]

  • Muscle Strain

    Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar can also be used for treating sore muscles and leg cramps.[top10homeremedies.com] […] accessory muscle Muscle atrophy, i.e. too much fat Muscle edema, i.e. too much water while retaining normal architecture due to muscle injury, myositis and imflammatory myopathy[radiologyassistant.nl] A young man suffering from back pain while lifting a large box, isolated against a white background Woman holding sore leg muscle while jogging. Cramp in leg calves.[shutterstock.com]

  • Restless Legs Syndrome

    Two common causes of pain or discomfort in legs are nocturnal leg cramps (NLC) and restless leg syndrome (RLS).[doi.org] […] account for the myopathy has also been suggested [ 44 ].[dx.doi.org] Leg pain and discomfort are common complaints in any primary physician's clinic.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Graves Disease

    We suggest that lipid storage myopathy is secondary to GD, and it is likely mitochondrial dysfunction or immune dysfunction induced by GD responsible for the myopathy and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nunery et al. previously described two distinct sub-types of patients with ophthalmic Graves' disease; Type I patients exhibit no restrictive myopathy (no diplopia) as opposed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Orbital manifestations of IgG4-rd may include unilateral or bilateral proptosis, cicatricial extraocular muscle myopathy, orbital inflammation and pain which may mimic ophthalmic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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