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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.[] 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[] There is almost no brain and nervous system involvement, such as loss of motor skills. Some children may have repeated respiratory infections.[]

  • 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.[] NARP is characterized by proximal neurogenic muscle weakness with sensory neuropathy, ataxia, and pigmentary retinopathy.[] weakness hypotonia (loss of muscle tone) muscle spasms twitching stiffness in the muscles and joints delayed neurological progress respiratory problems, most notably apnoea[]

  • 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[] , weakness, or paralysis Learning problems Seizures In some cases, the symptoms do not begin until age 2-5 years old.[] […] 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.[]

  • 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.[] It is manifested with pain, tingling, numbness, and muscle weakness.[] That myo in the word means muscle, so this is a form of neuropathy that can cause muscle weakness.[]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    The symptoms tend to progress slowly and include a loss of fine motor skills and difficulty walking.[] It causes progressive weakness in muscles of the face, arms, legs, and around the shoulders and chest.[] 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[]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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

  • 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.[] Cataplexy is the sudden muscle weakness brought on by strong emotions, particularly joking, laughter, or anger.[] There is almost no brain and nervous system involvement, such as loss of motor skills. Some children may have repeated respiratory infections.[]

  • Sandhoff Disease

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

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

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

  • MELAS Syndrome

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

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