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6 Possible Causes for Sloping Shoulders due to Muscle Atrophy

  • Myopathy

    Neurological examinations revealed sloping shoulders, weakness, and atrophy in the proximal areas of the arms, shoulder girdle muscles, and legs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At a young age, he had received orthodontic surgery, due to dental abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cleidocranial Dysplasia

    Neurological examinations revealed sloping shoulders, weakness, and atrophy in the proximal areas of the arms, shoulder girdle muscles, and legs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At a young age, he had received orthodontic surgery, due to dental abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Zebra Body Myopathy

    shoulders Decreased cervical spine flexion due to contractures of posterior cervical muscles Restricted neck movement due to contractures Peroneal muscle atrophy Lipodystrophy[mendelian.co] Obstructive sleep apnea Hyperhidrosis Micrognathia Onset Stridor Feeding difficulties in infancy Neonatal hypotonia Joint laxity Urinary urgency Sleep apnea Protruding ear Down-sloping[mendelian.co]

  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 2C
  • Muscular Dystrophy-Dystroglycanopathy Type A14

    shoulders Decreased cervical spine flexion due to contractures of posterior cervical muscles Restricted neck movement due to contractures Peroneal muscle atrophy Lipodystrophy[mendelian.co] Obstructive sleep apnea Hyperhidrosis Micrognathia Onset Stridor Feeding difficulties in infancy Neonatal hypotonia Joint laxity Urinary urgency Sleep apnea Protruding ear Down-sloping[mendelian.co]

  • Uvula Abnormal

    shoulders Cutaneous finger syndactyly Muscle weakness Overlapping toe Cognitive impairment Respiratory insufficiency due to muscle weakness Dysarthria Lumbar hyperlordosis[mendelian.co] Pterygium Decreased muscle mass Knee flexion contracture Congenital hip dislocation Abnormal vertebral morphology Skeletal muscle atrophy Respiratory insufficiency Short[mendelian.co] […] heart failure Bilateral talipes equinovarus Ulnar deviation of the hand or of fingers of the hand Camptodactyly of toe Decreased hip abduction Distal arthrogryposis Down-sloping[mendelian.co]

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