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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[] […] involving muscles of neck, shoulder, and upper arms, hands with thenar and hypothenar amyotrophy.[] neck, shoulders, and limbs.[]

  • Cap Myopathy

    , neck, and limbs.[] […] face, neck, and limbs.[] The muscle weakness, which begins at birth or during childhood, can worsen over time.[]

  • 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.[] […] hypertrophy Limb joint contracture Neck muscle weakness Bilateral talipes equinovarus Childhood onset Decreased fetal movement Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita Talipes[] , and weakness of the neck muscles resulting in poor head control.[]

  • 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[] […] of the proximal limb muscles and neck muscles, resulting in difficulty running and easy fatigability.[] neck flexors.[]

  • 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[] Severe generalised weakness of legs and other muscle groups with periods of paralysis affecting arms, legs and neck.[] Muscle weakness is usually most severe in the face, neck flexors, and the proximal limb muscles.[]

  • 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[] […] 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[] 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[]

  • 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[] This weakness may spread to the neck, arms, torso, and legs.[] 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[]

  • 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[] 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.[] Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy causes weakness in your facial, neck, and shoulder muscles.[]

  • 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.[] 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[] The pain might increase when: standing sitting sneezing coughing tilting your neck backward Another common symptom is muscle weakness .[]

  • 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[] 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[] Muscle weakness was slowly progressive and typically targeted to the peroneal and humeral distribution.[]

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