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436 Possible Causes for Muscle Weakness of the Trunk

  • Congenital Merosin-Positive Muscular Dystrophy

    The pattern of muscle weakness and wasting was more marked in the proximal upper limb-girdle and trunk muscles. Lower limb muscles were more mildly involved.[] […] atrophy with weakness of limb and trunk muscles leading to contractures and joint deformities.[] Affected infants usually exhibit profoundly diminished muscle tone (hypotonia) and muscle weakness at birth. Muscle weakness often affects the arms, legs, and trunk.[]

  • Spinal Paralytic Poliomyelitis

    […] in the neck, trunk, arms, and legs stiffness in the neck and along the spine For paralytic poliomyelitis the symptoms of nonparalytic and abortive poliomyelitis muscle weakness[] Muscles of the neck, trunk and all four limbs may be involved. Weakness is asymmetrical and some muscles of the body may be affected more than others.[] Paralytic Polio shows the same symptoms as the non-paralytic plus weakness in one or more muscle groups.[]

  • Food Poisoning

    The illness is characterized by symmetric impairment of cranial nerves, followed in a descending pattern by weakness or paralysis of the muscles of the extremities and trunk[] […] presenting signs are: FREQUENCY OF SYMPTOMS IN FOOD-BORNE BOTULISM Symptoms Percent of Cases Dysphagia 96 Dry mouth 93 Diplopia 91 Dysarthria 84 Fatigue 77 Upper extremity weakness[]

  • Scoliosis

    Neuromuscular scoliosis results from muscular weakness, localized muscle imbalance, or neurologic dysfunction and paralysis.[] Congenital abnormalities progress throughout early life and can interfere with normal growth of the trunk.[]

  • Polymyositis

    Some patients also feel weakness in muscles farther from the trunk, such as hands and fingers.[] Its most noticeable characteristic is muscle weakness, especially in the muscles closest to your trunk, such as your shoulder and hip muscles.[] The weakness begins with muscles closest to and within the trunk of the body, such as the muscles of the neck, hips, back, and shoulders.[]

  • Diabetic Enteropathy

    Sensory Acute, unilateral pain Distribution: 1 or multiple thoracic nerves Pain is non-radicular & difficult to manage Hypersensitive skin region Motor: Weak abdominal wall[] muscles; May lead to heriation Associations Especially in patients 50 years Some patients with weight loss: r/o malignancy Course: Spontaneous improvement over 1 to 2 years[] […] with distal lesions, acute onset Damage at common compression sites Carpal tunnel syndrome: 25% asymptomatic; 8% symptomatic Other: Ulnar; Posterior tibial (Tarsal tunnel) Trunk[]

  • Medial Sclerosis

    They include: Stiffness, weakness and spasticity in your legs Tripping, difficulty with balance and clumsiness as the leg muscles weaken Weakness and stiffness progressing[] […] to your trunk, then your arms, hands, tongue and jaw Hoarseness, reduced rate of speaking, slurred speech and drooling as the facial muscles weaken Difficulties with swallowing[]

  • Spinal Trauma

    weakness or paralysis in the trunk, arms or legs A pain or stinging sensation caused by damage to nerve fibers Exaggerated reflexes or spasms Difficulty breathing, coughing[] Symptoms may include: Muscle weakness or paralysis in the trunk, arms or legs: Quadriplegia (quad four) — loss of movement and sensation in all four limbs (both arms and both[] Symptoms may include: Muscle weakness or paralysis in the trunk, arms or legs Loss of feeling in the trunk, arms, or legs Muscle spasticity Breathing problems Problems with[]

  • Myositis

    Polymyositis causes muscle weakness, usually in the muscles closest to the trunk of your body. Dermatomyositis causes muscle weakness, plus a skin rash.[]

  • Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy

    Bilateral thigh pain or weakness with atrophy of the iliopsoas, quadriceps, and adductor muscles also may be present.[] Polyradiculopathy may be identified by electromyography or a sensory examination that shows altered sensation along the course of the nerve trunk.[]

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