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53 Possible Causes for Pediatric Disorder, Percussion Myotonia

  • Paramyotonia Congenita

    They experience neither grip nor percussion myotonia during warm weather, whereas myotonia is provoked by cold. Her younger son has no symptoms.[] Kang, The Spectrum of Myotonic and Myopathic Disorders in a Pediatric Electromyography Laboratory Over 12 Years, Pediatric Neurology, 47, 2, (97), (2012).[] Also of diagnostic importance are the myotonic reactions inducible at room temperature, such as percussion myotonia, active myotonia and paradoxical myotonia.[]

  • Myotonia Congenita

    The diagnosis were based upon family history, clinical findings of percussion myotonia, had grip myotania, prominent muscular hypertrophy and confirmed by electromyographic[] […] symptoms in infants, children, and young adults through images of common and unusual presenting features for over 300 pediatric disorders.[] Distribution/anatomy Time course Onset/age Myotonia is usually mild, approximately 50% may have percussion myotonia.[]

  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    Percussion myotonia or myotonia of grasp or both is usually present if looked for.[] Pediatr Neurol. 1994; 11:208. [ Links ] 9. D’Angelo MG, Bresolin N. Cognitive impairment in neuromuscular disorders. Muscle Nerve. 2006; 34:16. 10.[] Neuromuscul Disord. 2015; 25 :409–13. [ PubMed : 25813338 ] Canavese F, Sussman MD.[]

  • Paramyoclonus Multiplex

    Myokymia, muscle hypertrophy and percussion "myotonia" in chronic recurrent polyneuropathy. Neurology. 1978 Nov. 28(11):1130-4. [Medline].[] Professor Guerrini serves on the editorial board of Epilepsia, the Journal of Child Neurology and Epileptic Disorders.[] He is an elected member of the Directory of the Italian League against Epilepsy and a Key Member of the Commission on Pediatrics of the International League against Epilepsy[]

  • Generalized Myotonia of Thomsen

    On examination he showed percussion myotonia. There was no grip myotonia or eyelid myotonia. Nerve conduction studies were normal.[] Disorders E-2903 168 Measurement of Health Outcomes in Pediatric Neurologic Disorders E-2910 169 The Influence of Computer Resources on Child Neurology E-2918 170 Education[] Secondary outcomes: (1) clinical relaxation time; (2) electromyographic relaxation time; (3) stair test; (4) presence of percussion myotonia; and (5) adverse events.[]

  • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

    myotonia MC, PMC, PAM Physical exam with some of: fifth digit clinodactyly, ocular hypertelorism, low-set ears, webbed fingers/toes, broad nasal root, small mandible, short[] The disorder has been described most frequently in Asian males.[] Acute neuromuscular diseases and disorders. In: Fuhrman BP, Zimmerman JJ, eds. Pediatric Critical Care. 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2017:chap 71.[]

  • Metabolic Syndrome

    Muscle weakness, Percussion-induced myotonia Other features N/A Terato- zoospermia Short stature, Hypocalcemia, Vitamin D resistance Low bone density for age, distal metaphyseal[] Acrodysostosis is an extremely rare disorder characterized by short stature and peripheral dysostosis.[] , Current Diabetes Reports, Hormones and Cancer, Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology , Frontiers in Endocrinology, Pancreas, Pediatric Diabetes, Metabolomics[]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Myotonia (prolonged muscle contraction) occurs spontaneously or is elicited by voluntary activity or by mild stimulation, such as tapping on a muscle (percussion myotonia)[] We offer children and families coordinated care for the diagnosis and treatment of muscular dystrophy and other pediatric neuromuscular disorders.[] […] typically elicited by percussion of the thenar eminence with a tendon hammer—‘percussion myotonia’.[]

  • Bilateral Leg Weakness

    Inflammation of muscles produces irritability of the muscles which is sometimes visible with gentle percussion- Marked contractions of muscles after percussion, myotonia,[] Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 17th ed. Elsevier Saunders. Philadelphia, PA; 2005:2060-9. Ascadi G. Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy. NORD Guide to Rare Disorders.[]

  • Autosomal Dominant Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 1H

    myotonia Skeletal muscle fibrosis Abnormality of the musculature Anemia Splenomegaly Cardiomyopathy Behavioral abnormality Depressivity Hepatosplenomegaly X-linked inheritance[] Disorders E-2903 168 Measurement of Health Outcomes in Pediatric Neurologic Disorders E-2910 169 The Influence of Computer Resources on Child Neurology E-2918 170 Education[] Pediatric EMG became his major clinical research interest. Dr.[]

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