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52 Possible Causes for Muscle Weakness due to Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Amyloidosis

    Virchows Arch. 2018 Nov;473(5):627-637. doi: 10.1007/s00428-018-2442-x. Epub 2018 Aug 22. Author information 1 Department of Pathology, Christian-Albrechts-University, Arnold-Heller-Str. 3/14, D-24105, Kiel, Germany. 2 Medical Department V, Amyloidosis Center, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany. 3 Department of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    What is TTR-FAP and who gets it? Approximately 10,000, or 1.1 per 100,000 people in the world, are estimated to be living with TTR-FAP, which often shows up when patients are in their thirties or forties. TTR-CM tends to affect older males, ie., men who are 65 or older. However, many cases of both forms of the[…][pfizer.com]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    […] to apical lung tumors called Pancoast tumors, Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (muscle weakness due to antibodies to neuronal calcium channel), leukemoid reaction, pain[pathologyoutlines.com] […] in distribution of ulnar nerve, sensory peripheral neuropathy, superior vena cava syndrome (compression/invasion of SVC causes venous congestion, circulatory compromise, dusky[pathologyoutlines.com] , increased sputum production Also acanthosis nigricans, hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy (clubbing), Horner’s syndrome (enophthalmos, ptosis, miosis, anhidrosis) due[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Diabetic Ulcer

    Peripheral neuropathy also causes muscle weakness and loss of reflexes, especially at the ankle.[surgery.ucsf.edu] The sore or exposed area may then become infected and not heal properly due to the body's impaired ability to fight infection.[surgery.ucsf.edu]

  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer

    Peripheral neuropathy also causes muscle weakness and loss of reflexes, especially at the ankle.[vascular.surgery.ucsf.edu] The sore or exposed area may then become infected and not heal properly due to the body's impaired ability to fight infection.[vascular.surgery.ucsf.edu]

  • Diabetic Neuropathy

    Peripheral neuropathy can cause lack of sensation when small injuries such as blisters or cuts occur.[adwdiabetes.com] It usually presents as pain, tingling, pricking sensations, burning, temperature insensitivity and muscle weakness.[adwdiabetes.com] Due to the lack of feelings you may miss the signs of an infection beginning which could lead to a major infection and possible amputation.[adwdiabetes.com]

  • Steatorrhea

    Neurologic: Motor weakness, peripheral neuropathy, ataxia, Chvostek or Trousseau's sign due to hypocalcemia or hypomagnesemia, numbness, paresthesias.[hawaii.edu] Musculoskeletal: Mono or polyarthropathy, back pain, muscle weakness. After the initial examination, a physician may have a reasonable idea of a diagnosis.[hawaii.edu]

  • TTR Amyloidosis with Polyneuropathy

    INTRODUCTION: Transthyretin familial amyloid polyneuropathy (TTR-FAP) is characterized by early selective involvement of small nerve fibers. Initial clinical diagnosis is complicated by psychosocial factors. We evaluated diagnostic accuracy of sural sensory nerve action potentials, plantar sympathetic skin response[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Congenital Intrinsic Factor Deficiency

    […] to cobalamine deficiency (Sometimes occurs without anemia or macrocytosis but BM shows megaloblastic changes) · Peripheral neuropathy. - Paresthetia, muscle weakness difficultly[sites.google.com] […] tetrahydrofolate reductase & in mothers who have autoantibodies to folate receptors) - (Prophylaxis during pregnancy also prevents ALL in children) Neurological manifestations due[sites.google.com]

  • Atonic Neurogenic Bladder

    *may require intermittent catheterization, 3-4hrs Risk factors for flaccid neurogenic bladder *Congenital/ acquired may be due to myelomeningocele, spinal cord injury, peripheral[quizlet.com] neuropathies, DM is common cause, M.S.[quizlet.com] […] tone.Lost perception of fullness, overdistention, weak detrusor contractions.[quizlet.com]

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