307 Possible Causes for Thenar Muscle Atrophy

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    muscle atrophy may occur.[fpnotebook.com] Thenar atrophy and weakness of thumb opposition and abduction may develop late.[merckmanuals.com] Typically, patients will develop symptoms of median nerve compression including thenar muscle atrophy, numbness in the radial 3.5 digits, night pain, and positive Tinel's[orthobullets.com]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    […] groups, especially in the extremities poor or pathologic tandem gait atrophy of the hand’s thenar prominence (the fleshy fat pad just superior to the thumb on the ventral[americannursetoday.com] But their use can cause muscle atrophy and a decreased range of motion (ROM), ultimately leading to worse pain and contributing to worsening spondylosis.[americannursetoday.com] As ordered, administer other drugs, which may include muscle relaxants and NSAIDs.[americannursetoday.com]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    […] groups, especially in the extremities poor or pathologic tandem gait atrophy of the hand’s thenar prominence (the fleshy fat pad just superior to the thumb on the ventral[americannursetoday.com] Myelopathic hand syndrome: thenar atrophy, positive finger escape sign and grip release test.[slideshare.net] This is characterized by atrophy of the thenar and hypothenar eminence, stereoanesthesia, the ‘useless hand syndrome’, and proximal lower extremity weakness.[nature.com]

  • Distal Myopathy Type 3

    […] and atrophy.[neuroweb.us] Muscle biopsies reveal a wide spectrum of histological abnormalities, including type 2 muscle fiber atrophy with or without type 1 fiber atrophy, scattered necrotic muscle[sites.google.com] Pelvic girdle and thigh muscle weakness and atrophy are evident, but mainly affecting the quadriceps muscle and developing over the next few days or weeks.[neuroweb.us]

  • Spondylocheirodysplastic Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

    Clinical features included postnatal growth retardation, moderate short stature, protuberant eyes with bluish sclerae, hands with finely wrinkled palms, atrophy of the thenar[uniprot.org] […] of the thenar muscles, and tapering fingers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] muscles, and tapering fingers.[uniprot.org]

  • Median Neuropathy

    Motor Neuropathy 2 Definition Mononeuropathy of median motor branch supplying thenar eminence muscles Epidemiology Frequency: 0.3% of median neuropathies Males more common[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] muscle atrophy may occur.[fpnotebook.com] Depending on the degree of entrapment, the motor examination will show atrophy of the thenar eminence.[annalsofian.org]

  • Autosomal Dominant Spastic Paraplegia Type 17

    Spastic gait Spastic walk 0002064 Spastic paraplegia 0001258 Thenar muscle atrophy 0003393 Thenar muscle weakness 0003427 Showing of 14 Last updated: 3/1/2018 Making a diagnosis[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] His arms showed fasciculations with considerable wasting of the thenar and to a lesser extent the hypothenar eminence.[jnnp.bmj.com] […] of the thenar muscles and tapering fingers.[aetna.com]

  • Brachial Plexus Neuropathy

    Hypothenar Wasting Distribution: Thenar Poorer prognosis for recovery after surgery Course Very slowly progressive: Years Associated anomalies Cervical rib Spinal accessory[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] […] except the Thenar muscles and the two most lateral lumbricals the skin of the medial side of the hand and medial one and a half fingers on the palmar side and medial two[physio-pedia.com] Muscle Nerve 2017 Jan 3 11.[neuromuscular.wustl.edu]

  • Cervical Nerve Root Avulsion

    Beyond this point, denervated muscles undergo irreversible atrophy and replacement with fat.[w3.cns.org] If the compression has been prolonged there may be signs of median nerve dysfunction including wasting of the thenar muscle, weakness of muscles innervated by the distal median[surgwiki.com] Recent study revealed that assessment of muscle atrophy and fatty degeneration using quantitative three-point Dixon MRI sequences reflects active flexion and muscle force[thenerve.net]

  • Connective Tissue Disorder due to Lysyl Hydroxylase-3 Deficiency

    Clubfoot (talipes equinovarus), small joint contractures, and atrophy of the thenar and hypothenar muscles are similar to the spondylocheirodysplastic form of EDS.[nature.com] Small joint contractures and substantial atrophy of the thenar and hypothenar muscles may limit fine motor skills and gives the hands a similar appearance to that seen in[nature.com] Adolescents with this form of EDS may present with generalized muscle weakness in addition to the reduced muscle tone in rest of hypotonia. 42 Kyphoscoliotic EDS should be[nature.com]

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