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1,238 Possible Causes for Neck Muscle Weakness

  • Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere Syndrome

    ; Dysphagia ; External ophthalmoplegia ; Facial palsy ; Hand muscle atrophy ; Juvenile onset ; Knee clonus ; Kyphosis ; Muscular hypotonia ; Myopathic facies ; Neck muscle[mousephenotype.org] […] involving muscles of neck, shoulder, and upper arms, hands with thenar and hypothenar amyotrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] neck, shoulders, and limbs.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cap Myopathy

    , neck, and limbs.[malacards.org] […] face, neck, and limbs.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] The muscle weakness, which begins at birth or during childhood, can worsen over time.[malacards.org]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy due to LMNA Mutation

    Patients usually present in the first year of life with profound neck muscle weakness, dropped head, and elevated serum creatine kinase.[mayoclinic.pure.elsevier.com] […] hypertrophy Limb joint contracture Neck muscle weakness Bilateral talipes equinovarus Childhood onset Decreased fetal movement Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita Talipes[mendelian.co] , and weakness of the neck muscles resulting in poor head control.[rarediseases.org]

  • Nemaline Myopathy 2

    Symptoms - Nemaline Myopathy 2 Breathing problems Reduced muscle tone at birth Limb weakness Trunk weakness Weak face muscles Respiratory muscle weakness Weak neck muscles[checkorphan.org] […] of the proximal limb muscles and neck muscles, resulting in difficulty running and easy fatigability.[diseaseinfosearch.org] neck flexors.[sema4genomics.com]

  • Nemaline Myopathy Type 7

    Nemaline Myopathy 2 [NEB]: Slowly progressive onset of muscle weakness, particularly involving the tone of muscles in the face, neck, upper limbs, and respiratory tract, difficulties[jewishgeneticdiseases.org] Severe generalised weakness of legs and other muscle groups with periods of paralysis affecting arms, legs and neck.[mda.org.au] Muscle weakness is usually most severe in the face, neck flexors, and the proximal limb muscles.[labcorp.com]

  • Syringobulbia

    The following early signs and symptoms of syringomyelia may affect the back of your neck, shoulders, arms and hands first: Muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy) Loss of reflexes[mayoclinic.org] […] and back Bowel and bladder function problems Muscle weakness and spasms in your legs Spinal curvature (scoliosis) When to see a doctor If you have any of the signs or symptoms[mayoclinic.org] Loss of sensitivity to pain and temperature Other signs and symptoms of syringomyelia may include: Stiffness in your back, shoulders, arms and legs Pain in your neck, arms[mayoclinic.org]

  • Botulism

    By history, the most common symptoms were dysphagia (66%), proximal muscle weakness of upper and lower extremity (60%), neck flexor muscle weakness (33%), ophthalmoplegia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This weakness may spread to the neck, arms, torso, and legs.[cdc.gov] weakness in arms or legs; general fatigue Difficulty breathing, sometimes severe In infants, usually constipation at first; also lethargy and a "floppy" neck, arms and legs[drugs.com]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    They include: drooping muscles in your face, producing a thin, haggard look difficulty lifting your neck due to weak neck muscles difficulty swallowing droopy eyelids, or[healthline.com] Evidence of weakness and wasting of neck and limb muscles is usually noted later. Life expectancy is normal in contrast to some other forms of muscular dystrophy.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu] Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy causes weakness in your facial, neck, and shoulder muscles.[healthline.com]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    If cervical spondylosis becomes very severe, patients may also complain of pain in the back of neck, tingling or muscle weakness in the arms or legs.[thespinehealthinstitute.com] weakness or muscle spasms; and also common symptoms such as low back pain, neck pain, headache, dizziness, sensation of pins and needles, or stiffness In later stages, spondylotic[ayurvaid.com] The pain might increase when: standing sitting sneezing coughing tilting your neck backward Another common symptom is muscle weakness .[healthline.com]

  • Autosomal Dominant Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy

    , of elbows, Achilles tendons, and post-cervical muscles (with subsequent limitation of neck flexion, but later forward flexion of the entire spine becomes limited) Slowly[genpharmservices.com] One of these patients had only asymptomatic increased serum creatine kinase activity; the other had weakness and atrophy of the neck and shoulder muscle with contractures[emerydreifussmd.org] Muscle weakness was slowly progressive and typically targeted to the peroneal and humeral distribution.[spandidos-publications.com]

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