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733 Possible Causes for No Muscle Weakness, Wheelchair Bound

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    Children suffering from this disease eventually become wheelchair bound and die in their late teens.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Occasionally, however, females who carry a DMD gene mutation may have muscle weakness and cramping.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] Patients become wheelchair bound and develop respiratory muscle weakness.[stanfordhealthcare.org]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    Two patients became wheelchair bound in their 40s or beyond, while the other 2 (aged 73 and 69, respectively) were still able to walk at the time of examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Later symptoms Muscle weakness: Affects the proximal muscles of the limbs mainly.[patient.info] The complications due to being wheelchair bound include restricted respiratory activity due to inter-coastal and diaphragm weakness.[symptoma.com]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Case 2 became wheelchair-bound at the age of 60. No cognitive or behavioral symptoms were noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It causes progressive weakness in muscles of the face, arms, legs, and around the shoulders and chest.[ninds.nih.gov] A small percentage of people become wheelchair-bound. Hearing loss and abnormal heart rhythms may occur, but are rare.[web.archive.org]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    Case 2 became wheelchair-bound at the age of 60. No cognitive or behavioral symptoms were noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, most patients in the current family showed distal as well as proximal limb weakness rather than weakness of toe and finger flexor muscles that were typical features[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The age at the onset of disease ranged from 9 yr to 33 yr, and none of the patients was wheelchair bound at the neurological examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2B

    The age at the onset of disease ranged from 9 yr to 33 yr, and none of the patients was wheelchair bound at the neurological examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Moreover, polymyositis (PM) is manifested as symmetrical proximal muscle weakness of the four limbs, accompanied by an increased level of serum CK.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients are usually wheelchair-bound about 25 years after diagnosis, and life expectancy may be shorter than a natural life-span.[sema4genomics.com]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2C

    Progression is rapid, and patients are usually wheelchair-bound in adolescence.[sema4genomics.com] Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy includes a group of inherited disorders that cause muscle weakness and decreased amount of skeletal muscle involving the muscles around the[geneaware.clinical.bcm.edu] bound LGMD2H 8–27 years Wheelchair bound LGMD2I 1.5–27 years Wheelchair bound LGMD1A 18–35 years Proximal leg and arm weakness Distal weakness Tight Achilles tendon Problems[encyclopedia.com]

  • Paraplegia

    ‘For example, a person with paraplegia who is wheelchair-bound may be working successfully on a full-time basis as an accountant and therefore not meet the Social Security[en.oxforddictionaries.com] He admitted to our hospital due to lumbago and progressive muscle weakness of bilateral lower thighs lasting for 1. month, while he had the history of the systemic chemotherapy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is because it's difficult for them to bend their toes upwards as a result of having weak hip muscles.[nhs.uk]

  • Congenital Hypothyroidism without Goiter

    Many people with Allan–Herndon–Dudley syndrome are unable to walk independently and become wheelchair-bound by adulthood.[en.wikipedia.org] Affected males also present with muscle hypoplasia, generalized muscle weakness, and limited speech.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As a result, many people with Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome are unable to walk independently and become wheelchair-bound by adulthood.[hellodoktor.com]

  • Muscular Dystrophy-Dystroglycanopathy Type C14

    bound LGMD2H 8–27 years Wheelchair bound LGMD2I 1.5–27 years Wheelchair bound LGMD1A 18–35 years Proximal leg and arm weakness Distal weakness Tight Achilles tendon Problems[encyclopedia.com] Muscle weakness may spread from the proximal muscles to affect distal muscles.[rarediseases.org] Progression is rapid, and patients are usually wheelchair-bound in adolescence.[sema4genomics.com]

  • Neuropathy

    Usually, only 10 percent of patients become severely disabled and wheelchair-bound.[gbs-cidp.org] It is manifested with pain, tingling, numbness, and muscle weakness.[fpnotebook.com] That myo in the word means muscle, so this is a form of neuropathy that can cause muscle weakness.[endocrineweb.com]

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