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978 Possible Causes for Upper Limb Weakness

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 6

    Affected individuals claim muscle weakness, most commonly in the upper limbs and neck, or in the legs.[symptoma.com] Over the course of the disease, they develop muscle weakness and atrophy in all four limbs, and possibly bulbar palsy associated with dysarthria and dysphagia.[symptoma.com] Muscle weakness subsequently spreads to the other limbs and bulbar muscles may become involved.[symptoma.com]

  • X-Linked Scapuloperoneal Myopathy

    Definition A disease characterized by progressive muscle weakness and wasting, upper and lower limbs weakness, foot drop, scapular winging, and myopathic changes on muscle[uniprot.org] limb amyotrophy Lower limb amyotrophy Muscle fiber splitting Upper limb muscle weakness Weak cry Strabismus Bilateral ptosis Mildly elevated creatine phosphokinase Syncope[mendelian.co] limb weakness and spasticity due to Arnold Chiari malformation and in older children syringomyelia may produce upper limb dysfunction A child that has scoliosis or deformity[flinders.edu.au]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    Limb-girdle weakness is a prominent finding. Respiratory muscle involvement is a hallmark of Pompe disease. Lukacs Z, Nieves Cobos P, Mengel E, et al.[emedicine.medscape.com] Muscle weakness in late onset Pompe disease is primarily truncal and proximal, affecting lower more than upper limbs; diaphragm weakness is common and may be the presenting[nature.com] Particular muscle groups may be affected, such as the upper arms and pectoral muscles. Asymmetry of affected muscle groups may be present.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Neurenteric Cyst

    A 2-month-old infant presented with an insidious onset of upper limb weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neurological examination revealed left upper limb weakness (power 4 /5, Medical Research Council grading). Rest of the examination was normal.[pediatricneurosciences.com] The clinical findings were: cervical pain and left hemicorporal weakness which predominated at the upper limb.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 11

    limb weakness.[symptoma.com] […] patients who have been diagnosed with definite ALS suffered from bulbar-onset disease, while another two individuals with probable and possible ALS, respectively, claimed upper[symptoma.com]

  • Biotinidase Deficiency

    A 14-year-old boy presented with progressive vision loss and upper limb weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Late-onset biotinidase deficiency presents distinctly from the classical form such as limb weakness and vision problems.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome

    Case report Patient aged 38, female was admitted to the Neurology Department of our Speciality Hospital in order to diagnose the occurrence of the upper limbs weakness localized[eurjmedres.biomedcentral.com]

  • Ischemic Stroke

    A 73-year-old man was admitted with sudden right upper-limb weakness. He had a temporal headache on the left side and had a 4-month history of fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] on right sided upper and lower limb associated with slurred speech.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] kidney disease represent major mortality and morbidity.Here we present a case of 53 years old Malay man, admitted to a hospital in Malaysia complaining of sudden on set of weakness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vertebral Artery Dissection

    Third patient, presented with sudden onset of left facial numbness and right upper limb weakness; 1 day after, right arm and leg hypoesthesia with hoarseness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Power was 4/5 left upper and lower limb; 5/5 right upper and lower limb, which later progressed to 3/5 weakness of all limbs on left side in the hospital.[ispub.com] Four days later, he noticed difficulty in micturition in the form of hesitancy and increasing weakness of both lower limbs and left upper limb.[neurologyindia.com]

  • Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis

    He was treated with acyclovir and showed improvement in symptomatology until day 6 when he acutely developed bilateral upper limb weakness, in-coordination of movements and[neurology.org]

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