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182 Possible Causes for Polymyositis, Proximal Muscle Weakness, Raynaud's Disease

  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

    […] features of the other connective tissue diseases such as scleroderma and progressive systemic sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Still's disease, dermatomyositis and polymyositis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present the case of a 50-year-old black woman whose inaugural presentation of MCDT was oropharyngeal dysphagia, symmetrical proximal muscle weakness, tongue atrophy and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Raynaud’s phenomenon is a common feature of this disease in which the fingers may become cold and numb during stress or in cold conditions.[symptoma.com]

  • Overlap Syndrome

    Learn More What is Raynaud's Phenomenon?[understandingmyositis.org] SSc patients with serum CK more than 2 times upper limit, myalgia, and proximal muscle weakness were analyzed for the presence of polymyositis with electromyography (EMG)[arthritis-research.biomedcentral.com] N.: Polymyositis, Amer. J. Med., 35: 646-660, 1963. 2. Bohan, A. and Peter, J. B.: Polymyositis and dermatomyositis, (second of two parts), N. Engl. J.[jpgmonline.com]

  • Dermatomyositis

    To analyze the serum level of hyaluronic acid in patients with dermatomyositis and polymyositis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Later she developed progressive, symmetrical proximal muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Antisynthetase syndrome : myositis, arthritis, interstitial lung disease, mechanic's hands and Raynaud phenomenon Who gets dermatomyositis?[dermnetnz.org]

  • Polymyositis

    A clinical examination revealed Raynaud phenomenon, arthralgia, distal skin sclerosis, and microbleeds in the nailfold capillaries.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This report highlights the case of a 30-year-old male who had severe myalgia and proximal muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The skin involvement of dermatomyositis is absent in polymyositis.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Polyarteritis Nodosa

    Skin: About 40% of patients develop a rash, bruising, nodules and Raynaud phenomenon . Cardiovascular system: Cardiac disease affects 35% of patients with PAN.[myvmc.com] On a physical examination, rapidly progressive lower proximal muscle weakness and bilateral drop foot were observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Polyarteritis nodosa presenting with clinical and radiologic features suggestive of polymyositis. Rheumatol Int . 2012 Apr. 32(4):1079-81. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Proximal muscle weakness very frequent, especially initially, with subsequent distal arm and leg weakness. ii.[physio-pedia.com] […] spastic paralysis) Neurotoxic fish poisoning (spontaneous recovery within 24 hours) Paraneoplastic neuropathy (chronic) Poliomyelitis (purely motor disorder with meningitis) Polymyositis[aafp.org] muscle weakness of the lower extremities.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    We describe a 40-year-old woman with polymyositis (PM) who developed autoimmune hepatitis (AIH), primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), and autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura ([ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It can also be linked to other autoimmune disorders such as thyroid disease, Sicca syndrome, celiac disease and Raynaud’s phenomenon.[symptoma.com] To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of HF with myocarditis and polymyositis associated with asymptomatic PBC who was successfully treated with prednisolone[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Scleroderma

    When attacks occur as part of a disease (as in scleroderma), it is called Raynaud phenomenon.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Patients with myositis may present with proximal muscle weakness and elevated muscle enzymes.[clinicaladvisor.com] Rituximab should be considered as a treatment option in cases of refractory polymyositis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Urticarial Vasculitis

    It is also possible for one to additionally develop pulmonary or kidney disease, inflammation of the uvea and Raynaud phenomenon.[ic.steadyhealth.com] During the course of her hospitalization, she was also found to have profound proximal muscle weakness in both upper and lower limbs associated with raised creatinine kinase[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Urticarial vasculitis has rarely been described in association with polymyositis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    Pneumonia Bree: My Father Died from Aspiration Pneumonia I do not fully understand how or why this form of disease would cause a person to die… Daphne: Daughter of Scleroderma/Polymyositis[sclero.org] Subsequent clinical assessment and investigations revealed the characteristic facies, proximal muscle weakness, lenticular opacities, pulmonary function defects, arterial[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Your risk is highest if you have an inflammatory myopathy such as Inclusion Body Myositis , Polymyositis , and Dermatomyositis that has caused weakening of your swallowing[understandingmyositis.org]

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