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417 Possible Causes for Muscle Weakness, Round Face, Short Stature in Children

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    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] Many children develop a short body trunk and a maximum stature of less than 4 feet.[en.wikipedia.org] Nursing Diagnosis - Self care deficit related to inability to carryout ADLS / tremors - Impaired physical mobility related to weakness of bones and muscles - Risk for injury[slideshare.net]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Some symptoms are Upper body obesity Thin arms and legs Severe fatigue and muscle weakness High blood pressure High blood sugar Easy bruising Lab tests can show if you have[fpnotebook.com] A 39-year-old woman with a 3-year history of a rounded face developed widespread myalgia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It usually manifests as endocrinological deficits such as short stature, delayed puberty, and obesity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    Apart from the well-known effects on bone metabolism, this condition is also associated with muscle weakness, predominantly of the proximal muscle groups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] NIWA provides a year round daily guide of the UV throughout New Zealand.[health.govt.nz] All had generalized bone pain and tenderness, muscle weakness, stooping posture, difficulty walking, and waddling gait due to severe proximal muscle weakness for a period[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Barth Syndrome

    […] tone), muscle weakness, undeveloped skeletal muscles, delayed growth, lack of stamina, varying degrees of physical disability, and methylglutaconic aciduria (an increase[brainfacts.org] face with full cheeks, broad forehead, prominent chin, large ears and deep-set eyes What are the causes of Barth syndrome?[childrenshospital.org] Up until recently he was much smaller than all of his friends as Barth syndrome causes short stature early in life and puberty does not start until much later than other children[globalgenes.org]

  • Prader-Willi Syndrome

    Muscle weakness is a serious problem among individuals with PWS.[nichd.nih.gov] (menkes, textbook of child neurology, 5th ed, p229) Congenital neurobehavioral disorder characterized by rounded face, low forehead, almond shaped eyes, squinting, hypogonadism[icd9data.com] Short stature and short hands and feet are typical of PWS. Growth retardation is common and such children fail to thrive.[symptoma.com]

  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism

    There was no history of constipation, fatigue, depression, polyuria, polydipsia, dehydration, anorexia, nausea, muscle weakness, and changes in sensorium in the past.[docksci.com] The condition causes short stature, round face, obesity, developmental delay, and short hand bones.[nlm.nih.gov] We report three cases of primary osteoma cutis in children, two of whom (siblings) were associated with Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy (AHO), manifesting as short stature[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Growth Failure

    Children with 1α-hydroxylase deficiency present with a clinical picture of joint pain and deformity, hypotonia, muscle weakness, growth failure and sometimes hypocalcaemic[bone-abstracts.org] , a temporal fat pad, round face, diabetes and other symptoms listed below.[csrf.net] […] lead to short stature.[rileychildrens.org]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 2

    […] attenuated (so-called adult) form usually have a normal intelligence, but often have many complaints such as progressive loss of vision due to retinal dysfunction, spastic paresis[ingentaconnect.com] […] resulting in large rounded cheeks and thick lips – generally manifests between ages 18 months and four years in the early progressive form and about two years later for those[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The signs and symptoms may include abnormal facial features, cloudy corneas, abnormal development of spine, heart valve defects, and short stature in children A healthcare[dovemed.com]

  • Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

    554 Case 89A A Woman with Muscle Weakness and a Skin Rash 559 Case 90 A Man with Muscle Pains 567 Case 91 An Older Woman with Progressive Muscle Weakness 572 Case 92 An HIVInfected[books.google.com] […] back [ more ] 0002808 Mask-like facies Expressionless face Lack of facial expression Mask-like facial appearance [ more ] 0000298 Micrognathia Little lower jaw Small jaw[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] stature and skeletal dysplasia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • X-Linked Hypophosphatemia

    Generalized muscle weakness is the most common symptom across all types of familial hypophosphatemia, while myalgia and fatigue are invariably present.[symptoma.com] face-developmental delay syndrome Congenital joint dislocations Congenital knee dislocation Congenital limb malformation Congenital muscular dystrophy with cerebellar involvement[se-atlas.de] Affected children present with hypophosphatemia resulting in rickets, bowing of the legs and short stature.[bone-abstracts.org]

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