4,542 Possible Causes for Limb Weakness

  • Insect Bite

    The area around the bite or sting or the entire limb may swell up.[news-medical.net] […] with alcohol or a cool damp cloth with water from a nearby river or spring while hiking or camping In some cases, a large local reaction can affect the entire joint of the limb[livescience.com] Patient may develop severe allergic reaction as manifested by weakness, dizziness, wheezing, swelling around the eyes and lips called angioedema etc.[news-medical.net]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    […] temperature gradient, weak pulse volume, deep acidotic breathing, creatinine 80μmol/L, or depressed conscious state.[wellcomeopenresearch.org] Weakness.[patient.info] Children aged 6mths 61 Severe acute malnutrition (WHZ or WH% 70% or MUAC involving at least both feet (kwashiorkor) with evidence of shock (1 or more of: CRT 2 seconds, lower limb[wellcomeopenresearch.org]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    weakness LGMD1B 4–38 years (50% onset childhood) Proximal lower limb weakness; Contractures; Irregular heart beat; Sudden death due to cardiac problems (if untreated) LGMD1D[encyclopedia.com] Limb-Girdle muscular dystrophy affects males and females.[nationwidechildrens.org] The disease is characterized by slowly progressive wasting and weakness of the proximal muscles of arms and legs around the pelvic or shoulder girdles, elevated creatine kinase[uniprot.org]

  • Erb Muscular Dystrophy

    Symptoms - Muscular dystrophy limb girdle type 2A- Erb type Muscle weakness is first evident in the shoulder girdle and later in the pelvic girdle.[checkorphan.org] […] of rare progressive genetic disorders that are characterized by wasting (atrophy) and weakness of the voluntary muscles of the hip and shoulder areas (limb-girdle area).[webmd.com] […] leads to dependence on a wheelchair within years of symptom onset, but there is high inter-patient variability, with some patients maintaining mobility. [7] [8] The muscle weakness[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Affected individuals develop weakness of the lower limbs that may be mild or severe.[rarediseases.org] The symptoms of FSH dystrophy may appear during childhood with severe facial and limb weakness or develop slowly and gradually in adulthood with progressive difficulty closing[kennedykrieger.org] Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy begins in the teen or early adult years of both genders.[verywell.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Limb girdle weakness, twitching, lack of reflexes, and weakness of tongue, face, and neck muscles are seen.[encyclopedia.com] Infants with SMA1 will become floppy due to weakness of the proximal limb muscles and assume a frog leg position before they suffer from respiratory failure.[smasupport.com] Distal muscle weakness.[patient.info]

  • Botulism

    limbs inability to control head movements increasing weakness and floppiness paralysis breathing difficulties.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] Weakness of limbs leading to complete paralysis.[thepigsite.com] […] have a weak cry, find it difficult to feed and have a floppy head, neck and limbs.[nhs.uk]

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    Weakness progresses to the forearms, shoulders, and lower limbs.[merckmanuals.com] Fasciculations of the muscles of the limbs may be noticed prior to weakness developing.[patient.info] The disease may remain stationary for some time or may progress to other limbs, to the tongue and to the breathing muscles.[irishhealth.com]

  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy

    The upper limbs, particularly the hands, are more commonly involved than the lower limbs.[emedicine.medscape.com] The first picture shows his severe upper limb atrophy (and weakness): His EMG showed conduction block, suggesting MMN: And the second picture showed the clinical improvement[mmcneuro.wordpress.com] MMN is associated with a progressive, asymmetric limb weakness mostly affecting the upper limbs, which can lead to significant difficulty with simple manual tasks.[news-medical.net]

  • Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    The weakness was initially noticed in the proximal lower limb musculature, followed by the upper limbs.[spandidos-publications.com] .  Lori is a 49 yo married female. 10 months prior to admission she began experiencing progressive muscular weakness mostly in the lower limb.[slideshare.net] […] bulbar weakness, and 95% presented with limb weakness.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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