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49 Possible Causes for Myopathic Facies, Slow Speech

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Speech may be slow and slurred, or have a nasal quality. In some cases, a singing hobby or profession must be abandoned.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Psychomotor Retardation

    Manifestations of psychomotor retardation include slowed speech, decreased movement, and impaired cognitive function.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] facies, high T3, low T4 and rT3, and normal/mildly elevated TSH levels.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Manifestations of psychomotor retardation in depression include slowed speech, slowed movement (such as slow walking) and impaired thinking.[healthyplace.com]

  • Multicore Myopathy with External Ophthalmoplegia

    […] joint contractures Cachexia Overlapping fingers EMG abnormality Elbow flexion contracture Abnormality of the cardiovascular system Scarring Paralysis Muscular dystrophy Slow[mendelian.co] facies ; Nemaline bodies ; Neonatal hypotonia ; Neonatal onset ; Phenotypic variability ; Polyhydramnios ; Proximal muscle weakness ; Ptosis ; Pulmonary hypoplasia ; Recurrent[mousephenotype.org] facies (open mouth with tented upper lip, poor lip seal when sucking, lack of facial expression, ptosis and restricted ocular movements) • Muscle fasciculation 18.[slideshare.net]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2E

    Scapular-humeral-pelvic Distal Weakness; Rimmed vacuole; Ankle contractures Peripheral Neuropathy; Cardiomyopathy; Nasal speech / dysarthria LGMD1B LMNA/Lamin A/C Young child[now.aapmr.org] facies 0002058 Myopathy Muscle tissue disease 0003198 Pelvic girdle muscle weakness 0003749 Waddling gait 'Waddling' gait Waddling walk [ more ] 0002515 5%-29% of people[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] - to adulthood Normal to Mildly High Slow Symmetric weakness; lower limb early; upper limb late; Spinal rigidity; late contractures Cardiomyopathy; Arrhythmia LGMD1C CAV3[now.aapmr.org]

  • Congenital Merosin-Positive Muscular Dystrophy

    Speech was mildly delayed, and was slow and somewhat slurred when it was attained. The past medical history was unremarkable.[myslide.es] He had joint contractures of upper and lower extremities, myopathic facies, and pectus carinatum. His head circumference was normal.[pediatricneurosciences.com] Speech therapy may be indicated. Close attention to oral hygiene is indicated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Speech Therapy MD patients who experience weakness in the facial and throat muscles may benefit from learning to slow the pace of their speech by pausing more between breaths[nichd.nih.gov] The characteristic facies is caused by weakness and wasting of the facial, levator palpebrae and masticatory muscles giving rise to ptosis and the typical myopathic or ‘hatchet[doi.org] Treatment may include physical therapy, respiratory therapy, speech therapy, orthopedic appliances used for support, and corrective orthopedic surgery.[ninds.nih.gov]

  • Muscular Dystrophy-Dystroglycanopathy Type B6

    Speech therapy may be indicated. Close attention to oral hygiene is indicated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had joint contractures of upper and lower extremities, myopathic facies, and pectus carinatum. His head circumference was normal.[pediatricneurosciences.com] Hypotonia and myopathic facies may be present in such individuals, while contractures of joints may also be present.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    ; and orthopedic surgeons, to help maximize function and potentially slow the progression of musculoskeletal complications in children with CMD (Level B).[neurology.org] He had joint contractures of upper and lower extremities, myopathic facies, and pectus carinatum. His head circumference was normal.[pediatricneurosciences.com] Severe functional disabilities and very slow progressive course were also found.[doi.org]

  • Autosomal Dominant Prognathism

    […] of speech skull, frontal bossing mandible: prognathism with gaping teeth skin changes hypertrichosis hyperpigmentation hyperhidrosis Approximately 95% of cases are the result[radiopaedia.org] facies, retrognathia, prominent nose with squared-off nasal tip UNK Treacle TCOF1 5q32-q33.1 154500 Treacher Collins mandibulofacial dysostosis 154500 AD malar hypoplasia[en.wikibooks.org] Symptoms Neuro: Mental retardation Hair: Early balding Facies: Facial dysmorphism Joints: Patella luxations.[findzebra.com]

  • Rigid Spine Syndrome

    Speech therapy may be indicated. Close attention to oral hygiene is indicated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examination revealed myopathic facies and high arched palate. There was weakness of the muscles of the face, neck and back.[bioline.org.br] facies Akinesia Mask-like facies Neck flexor weakness Diaphragmatic paralysis Acanthosis nigricans Hypertriglyceridemia Atrial fibrillation Macrocephaly Accelerated skeletal[mendelian.co]

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