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237 Possible Causes for Mild Facial Muscle Weakness, Myopathy

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Mild involvement of the facial musculature (particularly of the orbicularis oculi and oris muscles) is often present.[] Nemaline myopathy Nemaline myopathy. Clusters of rod bodies. Gomori trichrome. Nemaline myopathy Nemaline myopathy. EM.[] Muscle weakness of the face is common, and may include: Eyelid drooping Inability to whistle Decreased facial expression Depressed or angry facial expression Difficulty pronouncing[]

  • Inclusion Body Myositis

    Facial muscles are unaffected in PM and DM, but mild facial muscle weakness is common in patients with IBM.[] The comorbidity of inclusion body myositis and sarcoid myopathy is rare.[] There is early weakness and atrophy of forearms and quadriceps and a third of patients also have mild facial weakness.[]

  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy

    […] and mild lower facial weakness.[] OBJECTIVES: To report cases of chronic autoimmune necrotizing myopathy with anti-signal recognition particle antibodies (anti-SRP myopathy) initially misdiagnosed as muscular[] The 53-year-old mother of the proband had limb-girdle (L-G) type muscular weakness with very mild facial involvement.[]

  • Polymyositis

    Facial muscles are unaffected in PM and DM, but mild facial muscle weakness is common in patients with IBM.[] Furthermore, glucocorticosteroid (GC) toxicity leads to a significant disability known as steroid myopathy, particularly in elderly patients.[] myopathies.[]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    Ptosis and mild facial and proximal muscle weakness were present by 9 years of age.[] […] some ultrastructural characteristics with distal myopathy with rimmed vacuoles and hereditary inclusion body myopathy.[] The question whether oculopharyngodistal myopathy (MIM 164310) is a distinct disease entity or a variant of oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (MIM 164300) persists.[]

  • Central Core Disease

    The symptoms of CCD are variable, but usually involve hypotonia (decreased muscle tone) at birth, mild delay in child development (highly variable between cases), weakness[] This review will focus on myotubular myopathy, centronuclear myopathy, central core disease, and congenital neuromuscular disease with uniform Type 1 fiber, myopathies that[] Nemaline myopathy: moderate weakness of voluntary muscles in the arms, legs, and trunk; mild weakness of facial muscles; delays in reaching developmental motor milestones[]

  • Secondary Myopathy

    Mild facial weakness may be seen even when limb weakness is relatively mild (rare in DM and PM), and dysphagia can be an early or late feature.[] We present a family with a distal myopathy secondary to a mutation in myotilin.[] Mild facial weakness, neck weakness usually occurs.[]

  • Bacterial Myositis

    Facial muscles are unaffected in PM and DM, but mild facial muscle weakness is common in patients with IBM.[] Acquired myopathies can be subclassified as inflammatory myopathies, toxic myopathies, and myopathies associated with systemic conditions.[] Proximal myopathy gradually improved on HAART.[]

  • Nemaline Myopathy

    muscle weakness have been observed 8 as seen in our patient, 18 months after symptom onset.[] Nemaline myopathy is divided into six types.[] Clinical examination on presentation at the age of 40 revealed a facial weakness, atrophy and weakness of the arm muscles and distal leg muscles with mild contractures of[]

  • Erb Muscular Dystrophy

    Affected individuals develop weakness of the lower limbs that may be mild or severe. Weakness of facial muscles may also occur.[] 4, 5 Tropomyosin Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 3 Nemaline myopathy 1 Titin Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 9 Other Fibrillin Marfan syndrome Weill–Marchesani syndrome Filamin FG[] , ocular Mitochondrial ocular myopathy Muscular dystrophy Muscular dystrophy, distal Muscular dystrophy, Duchenne Muscular dystrophy, Emery Dreifuss Muscular dystrophy, Erbs[]

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