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660 Possible Causes for Loss of Motor Skills, Muscle Weakness

  • Niemann-Pick Disease

    Niemann-Pick disease type A causes mental disability, loss of motor skills, and enlargement of the liver and spleen, among other symptoms.[jscreen.org] Symptoms include: Severe muscle weakness Poor muscle tone Lack of growth and weight gain in infants An enlarged heart, liver, or tongue Tay-Sachs disease: This is caused by[webmd.com] There is almost no brain and nervous system involvement, such as loss of motor skills. Some children may have repeated respiratory infections.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Leigh's Disease

    The symptoms of the disease usually progress at a rapid rate, with the earliest signs potentially being poor sucking ability and a loss of motor skills and head control.[disabled-world.com] NARP is characterized by proximal neurogenic muscle weakness with sensory neuropathy, ataxia, and pigmentary retinopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] weakness hypotonia (loss of muscle tone) muscle spasms twitching stiffness in the muscles and joints delayed neurological progress respiratory problems, most notably apnoea[medic8.com]

  • Tay-Sachs Disease

    Symptoms may include any of the following: Deafness Decreased eye contact, blindness Decreased muscle tone (loss of muscle strength), loss of motor skills, paralysis Slow[nlm.nih.gov] , weakness, or paralysis Learning problems Seizures In some cases, the symptoms do not begin until age 2-5 years old.[health.cvs.com] […] of motor skills beginning at 3- to 6-months of age and progresses to blindness, seizures, total incapacitation, and eventual death by 4 years of age.[ltd.aruplab.com]

  • Neuropathy

    MS has been ruled out and I have neuropathy from elbows to hands, loss of fine motor skills and walk unsteadily. I have weakness and loss of muscle in hands.[spacedoc.com] It is manifested with pain, tingling, numbness, and muscle weakness.[fpnotebook.com] That myo in the word means muscle, so this is a form of neuropathy that can cause muscle weakness.[endocrineweb.com]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    The symptoms tend to progress slowly and include a loss of fine motor skills and difficulty walking.[healthline.com] It causes progressive weakness in muscles of the face, arms, legs, and around the shoulders and chest.[ninds.nih.gov] The muscle weakness slowly gets worse and symptoms can include: Delayed development of muscle motor skills Difficulty using one or more muscle groups Drooling Eyelid drooping[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    […] of motor skills development fatigue rapidly worsening weakness in the legs, pelvis, arms, and neck DMD is a genetic disease.[healthline.com] Muscle weakness Other names Myasthenia Specialty Neurology Muscle weakness is a lack of muscle strength.[en.wikipedia.org] Occasionally, however, females who carry a DMD gene mutation may have muscle weakness and cramping.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

    Symptoms Enlarged spleen and liver, prolonged jaundice, progressive loss of motor skills, difficultly walking, slurred speech, swallowing problems, seizures and dementia.[dailymail.co.uk] Cataplexy is the sudden muscle weakness brought on by strong emotions, particularly joking, laughter, or anger.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is almost no brain and nervous system involvement, such as loss of motor skills. Some children may have repeated respiratory infections.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sandhoff Disease

    motor skills How is Sandhoff Disease Treated?[dovemed.com] Early symptoms of Late-onset Sandhoff can include clumsiness and muscle weakness in the legs. How common is Sandhoff disease?[ldnz.org.nz] weakness such as struggling with stairs.[ntsad.org]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Developmental milestones were normal until 5 years old when she developed restless behavior, loss of motor skills, stiff gait, muscular spasticity, hepatosplenomegaly, and[bloodjournal.org] Compression of the cervical spinal cord, caused by glycosaminoglycan infiltration of the dura, may lead to spastic paresis if not corrected by neurosurgical intervention.[orpha.net] Behavioral disorders, mental deterioration, and a loss of motor skills are the principal features. Hirsutism, macrocephaly, and limited joint movements.[icd9data.com]

  • MELAS Syndrome

    Altered consciousness Motor skills loss Intellectual disability Causes MELAS syndrome is triggered by transmutations in the gene material – DNA – in the mitochondria.[syndrome.org] Early symptoms may include muscle weakness and pain, recurrent headaches, loss of appetite, vomiting, and seizures.[en.wikipedia.org] , loss of motor skills and intellectual disability.[rarediseases.org]

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