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

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    muscle weakness of the lower extremities.[emedicine.medscape.com] Muscle : hypokalaemia, polymyositis. Investigations Diagnosis is usually made on clinical grounds.[patient.info] Xianjun Ding, Hong Jiang, Xingyue Hu, Hong Ren and Huaying Cai, Guillain-Barré syndrome and Low back pain: two cases and literature review, Open Medicine, 10.1515/med-2018[dx.doi.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]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Over time, disuse of muscle causes atrophy with proximal muscle weakness.[uspharmacist.com] Tests and diagnosis The signs and symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica are similar to those of a number of other conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis and polymyositis[web.archive.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
  • 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] […] characterized by the coexistence of signs, symptoms and immunological features of 4 defined autoimmune diseases: systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), systemic sclerosis (SSc), 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]

  • 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] Abstract 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] RESULTS: The most common presenting symptoms were neck or back pain, motor deficits, and urinary incontinence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is the Epic smartphrase I use: Patient currently denies any recent history of fever, neurologic symptoms, urinary incontinence or retention.[forums.studentdoctor.net]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    CASE PRESENTATION: This report presents a case-vignette of a 72-year-old woman with progressive proximal muscle weakness and myalgias, diagnosed with thymoma-associated myasthenia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] TTS has not been reported in a patient with myasthenia gravis (MG) and polymyositis due to a malignant thymoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[patients.aan.com] incontinence, diarrhea, gastrointestinal [GI] upset and hypermotility, emesis) also may mark cholinergic crisis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Myositis

    We report a 55-year-old man who experienced proximal muscle weakness accompanied by the atrial flutter (AFL) with 1:1 conduction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Polymyositis is a systemic disease. This means it affects the whole body. Muscle weakness and tenderness can be signs of polymyositis.[nlm.nih.gov] Radiation-recall myositis presenting as low-back pain (2010: 4b). Eur Radiol 2010;20:1799-801. 33. Horan G, Smith SL, Podd TJ.[dx.doi.org] The urinary incontinence is also a unique feature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Polymyositis and dermatomyositis are uncommon systemic rheumatic disorders characterized by inflammatory and degenerative changes in the muscles (polymyositis) or in the skin[web.archive.org] Later she developed progressive, symmetrical proximal muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[patients.aan.com] (First of Two Parts)POLYMYOSITIS is an inflammatory myopathy of unknown cause to which the term dermatomyositis is applied in the presence of the characteristic skin rash.[doi.org]

    Missing: Urinary Incontinence
  • Subacute Transverse Myelitis

    Guillain-Barre syndrome, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy, sensory neuropathy, mononeuropathy simplex and multiplex, myasthenia gravis, myopathy, polymyositis[karger.com] […] primary presenting symptom's ½ patients experience this- it is localized in the low back, constant -sharp shoot -radiating pain Describe how the classic sign of Bowel and[quizlet.com] A 56-year-old man was admitted to the hospital reporting 5 months of progressive ascending lower extremity weakness and numbness, inability to walk, bowel incontinence,urinary[medicinebyalexandrosgsfakianakisblog.wordpress.com] back or leg pain, and 90% with bladder dysfunction; 31% of the patients have mostly medullary involvement, with a clinical picture of transverse myelitis; 14% have isolated[the-medical-dictionary.com]

    Missing: Proximal Muscle Weakness
  • Spinal Cord Compression

    A case is described in a 45-year-old male with renal cell carcinoma in which the presentation of the MSCC was atypical with principally proximal left leg weakness with no[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe a case of EMH in a 21-year-old man with β-thalassemia intermedia presenting with progressive low back pain, worsening paraparesis and sphincter disturbance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ten patients (48%) were not ambulatory before surgery and four suffered urinary incontinence/constipation (19%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Computed tomography for the diagnosis of lumbar spinal pathology in adult patients with low back pain or sciatica: a diagnostic systematic review.[imagingpathways.health.wa.gov.au]

    Missing: Polymyositis
  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    Motor weakness is often proximal and accompanied by selective impairment of pain and temperature sensation.[merckmanuals.com] Red flags See also separate Neck Pain (Cervicalgia) and Torticollis and Low Back Pain and Sciatica articles.[patient.info] Two females in each group underwent tension-free vaginal tape for stress urinary incontinence (SUI), reducing episodes per week of SUI by 90% after 5 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patients with spinal cord lesion (SCL) develop problems of urination due to impaired neural control of the lower urinary tract, such as incontinence or retention; these[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Polymyositis

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