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21 Possible Causes for Neck Weakness, Sternocleidomastoid Muscle Wasting

  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy

    It is caused by having tight muscles on one side of the neck and weak muscles on the other side of the neck.[sharecare.com] Weakness may affect not only the facial muscles and shoulders and/or upper arms but also the neck, forearms, wrists, fingers, hips, legs, ankles and the back muscles. [ 8[patient.info] ] Weakness may be asymmetrical.[patient.info]

  • Multicore Myopathy

    A 13.5-year-old girl presented with congenital-onset facial and neck weakness, slowly progressive severe limb girdle and axial myopathy, respiratory weakness, cardiomyopathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] EMG recordings showed no evidence of recruitment of the wasted neck accessory muscles (sternocleidomastoid and scalene), whereas electromyograph plus mechanics measurements[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Background: A 13.5-year-old girl presented with congenital-onset facial and neck weakness, slowly progressive severe limb girdle and axial myopathy, respiratory weakness,[neurology.org]

  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    […] that neck extension weakness is most pronounced in DM1.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muscle weakness and atrophy: Muscle weakness affects the face and neck muscles but is much less severe than in DM1.[dystrophiemyotonique.chuq.qc.ca] The most common type of DM1 — the adult-onset form — begins in adolescence or young adulthood, often with weakness in the muscles of the face, neck, fingers and ankles.[mda.org]

  • Jugular Foramen Syndrome

    Inspection of the muscles may reveal wasting or fasciculations. The 12 th cranial nerve is tested by asking the patient to stick the tongue out straight.[ruralneuropractice.com] 26 yrs old patient came to your clinic with hoarseness of voice followed by difficulty in swallowing ,, 2 weeks later he experienced weakness in his neck muscle and pain around[dailyrounds.org] […] of tongue Lt side, swelling in Lt side of neck, hoarseness, dysarthria, Lt shoulder weakness Lt X, XI, XII palsy 3 yrs Rt.12th nerve schwanoma CONCLUSION It is true that[thamburaj.com]

  • Accessory Nerve Palsy

    In one, neck pain and trapezius weakness were not prominent until one month after surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had mild weakness of the left trapezius muscle with no wasting or weakness of the ipsilateral sternocleidomastoid muscle.[neurologyindia.com] muscles, with relative sparing of those innervated by the C5–C6 roots and wasting of the sternocleidomastoids.[cmaj.ca]

  • Oculopharyngodistal Myopathy

    MYOPATHIES WITH PROMINENT NECK EXTENSOR WEAKNESS Isolated neck extensor myopathy Dermatomyositis Polymyositis Inclusion body myositis Carnitine deficiency Facioscapulohumeral[de.slideshare.net] He has myotonic facies, with bilateral ptosis, wasting of the temporalis, massater and sternocleidomastoid muscles and frontotemporal balding.[evidencereviewed.com] Prominent neck extensor weakness: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and myasthenia gravis. 50 Myopathies With Prominent Neck Extensor Weakness Isolated neck extensor myopathy"[slideplayer.com]

  • Distal Myopathy

    There was symmetrical wasting of trapezius, sternocleidomastoid, supraspinatus, forearm muscles, hand and leg muscles (distal proximal) with winging of scapula associated[ruralneuropractice.com] Finger extensor and neck flexor weakness together with Achilles tendon retractions were other frequent findings.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Progressive weakness of distal limb extensor muscles and mild weakness of the neck flexor and proximal muscles were noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fetus Papyraceous

    There was wasting of temporalis, masseters, sternocleidomastoid, trapezius, and pectoral girdle muscles [Figure 1] and [Figure 2] .[neurologyindia.com] She developed weakness and wasting of pelvic and pectoral girdles and thighs for 3 years and severe neck flexor and truncal weakness for 6 months.[neurologyindia.com] She had wasting of temporalis, masseters, sternocleidomastoids and trapezius. There was moderate weakness of temporalis, masseters, and facial muscles.[neurologyindia.com]

  • Cutis Laxa-Marfanoid Syndrome

    She developed weakness and wasting of pelvic and pectoral girdles and thighs for 3 years and severe neck flexor and truncal weakness for 6 months.[neurologyindia.com] There was wasting of temporalis, masseters, sternocleidomastoid, trapezius, and pectoral girdle muscles [Figure 1] and [Figure 2] .[neurologyindia.com] She also developed severe neck flexor and truncal muscle weakness and shoulder girdle wasting for 6 months.[neurologyindia.com]

  • Miyoshi Myopathy

    […] and Foot Deformities 510 Case 81 A Woman with Droopy Eyelids and Ophthalmoplegia 515 Case 82 A Man with Weakness and Swelling in the Neck 522 Case 83 A Woman with Muscle[books.google.de] There was symmetrical wasting of trapezius, sternocleidomastoid, supraspinatus, forearm muscles, hand and leg muscles (distal proximal) with winging of scapula associated[ruralneuropractice.com] Slow progression to finger extension weakness and neck flexor weakness is the rule, whereas late generalized muscle weakness and severe disability are unusual.[neupsykey.com]

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