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446 Possible Causes for Low Back Pain, Polymyositis, Proximal Muscle Weakness, Urinary Incontinence

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Proximal muscle weakness very frequent, especially initially, with subsequent distal arm and leg weakness. ii.[physio-pedia.com] […] spastic paralysis) Neurotoxic fish poisoning (spontaneous recovery within 24 hours) Paraneoplastic neuropathy (chronic) Poliomyelitis (purely motor disorder with meningitis) Polymyositis[aafp.org] Disorders We've Got Your Back New ways of thinking about low back pain. Caregiving Juggling Act Family-friendly strategies for caring for special needs children.[brainandlife.org] After 6 months, she came back with acute onset of weakness in lower limbs, back pain, fever and urinary incontinence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

    We present the case of a 50-year-old black woman whose inaugural presentation of MCDT was oropharyngeal dysphagia, symmetrical proximal muscle weakness, tongue atrophy and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] features of the other connective tissue diseases such as scleroderma and progressive systemic sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Still's disease, dermatomyositis and polymyositis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case presentation A woman aged 33 years presented with 2-year history of low back pain, getting worse within last couple of months.[casereports.bmj.com] The patient recovered well after 1 year follow-up and the sequela was urinary incontinence and grade 4/5 lower-extremity muscle strength.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tropical Spastic Paraparesis

    Muscle weakness and spasticity were predominant in the proximal lower limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One patient had polymyositis while in the other anti-thyroid antibodies, antinuclear antibodies and SS-A antibody, all autoantibodies, were positive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Average pain intensity was 51.2 mm on VAS and 1.72 on DN4. The most frequent words used to describe low-back pain were throbbing, burning, jumping and aching.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Urinary incontinence resolved in two. Physical therapy was variably employed in all except one patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Temporal Arteritis

    Lastly, prominent weakness may warrant muscle enzyme testing for polymyositis.[aafp.org] Back Pain Low Back Pain, Disabling Low Back Pain, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Lumbar Puncture Malaria Malnourishment, Adult Medical Decision-Making Capacity Melanoma Meningitis[jamaevidence.mhmedical.com] These conditions include rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosis, polyarteritis nodosa, polymyositis, and Takasayu arteritis. [23] In addition, one should consider[eyewiki.aao.org] Incontinence, Women Urinary Tract Infection, Child Urinary Tract Infection, Women Vaginitis Vertigo The e-chapter logo indicates a chapter that is currently available only[jamaevidence.mhmedical.com]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    , proximal groups Lesion: Muscle Causes: Rhabdomyolysis, polymyositis, dermatomyositis, myopathies Findings: Muscle tenderness to palpation, no UMN signs, no sensory disturbances[ddxof.com] Because spinal epidural abscess is usually ignored in the preliminary differential diagnosis of low back pain, appropriate treatment may be delayed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common presenting symptoms were neck or back pain, motor deficits, and urinary incontinence. The most common underlying medical condition was diabetes mellitus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient suffered from urinary incontinence and constipation.[spinalnewsinternational.com]

  • Rhabdomyolysis

    Polymyositis is an idiopathic inflammatory myopathy, characterized by proximal muscle weakness and sometimes extramuscular manifestations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] back pain.[jaoa.org] incontinence.[huffingtonpost.com] On a physical examination, rapidly progressive lower proximal muscle weakness and bilateral drop foot were observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Over time, disuse of muscle causes atrophy with proximal muscle weakness.[uspharmacist.com] Already ruled out RA, Polymyositis, Lupus, Hashimoto’s. Any suggestions what else it could be? A Form of Myalgia April 24, 2007 By Alan Matsumoto, M.D.[hopkinsarthritis.org] Because of refractory disease associated to atypical features such as severe inflammatory low back pain, dull and achy pain in the thighs, claudication of the lower limbs[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muscle inflammation (called polymyositis). Underactive thyroid . Depression . Parkinson's disease . Fibromyalgia .[netdoctor.co.uk]

    Missing: Urinary Incontinence
  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy

    We report a 12-year-old patient with mental impairment and proximal muscle weakness who had marked involvement of the shoulder girdle and facial muscles.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] characteristic pathological feature in inclusion body myositis, but may also occur in other neuromuscular disorders, such as distal myopathies, oculopharyngeal myopathy, polymyositis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muscle strength in the neck, back, and legs was assessed with a handheld dynamometer. All subjects completed the Low Back Pain Rating Scale questionnaire.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Individuals in the two unlinked families met the clinical criteria for the diagnosis of FSHD, including facial weakness, clavicular flattening, scapula winging, proximal muscle[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Urinary Incontinence
  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) is typically inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion and is characterized by late onset proximal muscle weakness, ptosis and difficulty[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] sclerosis, vascular accidents), peripheral neuropathies in cranial nerves IX, X and XII, illnesses of the neuromuscular junction (myasthenia gravis) and muscular diseases (polymyositis[elsevier.es] If you have limb-girdle MD, you may experience: muscle weakness in your hips, thighs and arms loss of muscle mass in the affected areas back pain heart palpitations or irregular[nhs.uk] At that time, the patient said that his lips began to "fall" ( sic ), along with possible episodes of urinary incontinence.[scielo.br]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    Progressive proximal muscle weakness began again at age 8 years. Serum CK was 14,910 IU/L. She was wheelchair-bound by age 12.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Moreover, polymyositis (PM) is manifested as symmetrical proximal muscle weakness of the four limbs, accompanied by an increased level of serum CK.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Initially, patients may experience low back pain as they begin to stand with their lower back arched forward to compensate for weak buttock muscles.[nationwidechildrens.org] Polymyositis has a variable prognosis.[lecturio.com]

    Missing: Urinary Incontinence

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