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Differential Diagnosis For Proximal muscle weakness


List of current finding(s):

Trauma Causes
Spinal cord injury
Brachial plexus stretch/injury
Electromagnetic, Physics, trauma, Radiation Causes
Lumbar plexus/radiation neuritis
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Sarcocystis hominis
HIV/AIDS Myopathy
Infected organ, Abscesses
Myositis, inclusion body
Neoplastic Disorders
Lumbar plexus tumor/metastasis
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Collagen disease
Guillain-Barre syndrome
Temporal/Craniotemporal arteritis
Dermatomyositis/childhood type
Eaton-Lambert syndrome
Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD)/Undifferentiated
Polymyalgia rheumatica
Scleroderma, progressive systemic
Brachial Neuritis
Metabolic, Storage Disorders
Mitochondrial respiratory chain defects
Carnitine deficiency syndrome
Gangliosidosis, generalized (GM1)
Generalized gangliosidosis/GM2
Glycogen storage diseases
Glycogen storage muscle disease/Pompe
Juvenile GM2/Gangliosidosis type 3
Fatty acid oxidation/metabolic syndromes
Unclassified fatty oxidation syndromes (U-FAOD)
Deficiency Disorders
Rickets (vitamin D deficiency)
Rickets/X-linked hypophosphatemic
Vitamin D deficiency/adult
Muscle carnitine deficiency, acute
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Slow Channel Myasthenic Syndrome
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Periodic paralysis, hypokalemic
Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy/Pseudohypertrophic
Erb's Muscular Dystrophy/Limb Girdle MD
Muscular dystrophy
Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle type
Juvenile spinal muscle atrophy (Kugelberg-Welander)
Mitochondrial myopathy/MERRF
Gittleman's syndrome
Bartter's syndrome
Central core disease
Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
Hereditary mitochondrial disorder
Nemaline myopathy
Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy
Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy/Limb Girdle type
Familial Vitamin D dependent Rickets
Myopathy, Myotubular/Centronuclear
Ullrich Muscular Dystrophy
Welander syndrome (See Kugelberg Welander)
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Cervical spinal stenosis
Lumbar Spinal stenosis
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Hyperthyroid status
Hyperthyroidism (Graves disease)
Hypothyroidism (myxedema)
Myasthenic crisis
Hyperparathyroidism, primary
Cushing's disease/Syndrome
Myasthenia gravis
Myasthenic syndrome (Pseudomyasthenia)
Neonatal myasthenia
Reference to Organ System
Spinal cord disorders
Brachial plexus disorder
Myelitis, acute transverse
Brachial plexus neuropathy
Heirarchical Major Groups
Muscle disorders
Statin Myopathy
Poisoning (Specific Agent)
Alcohol myopathy
Alcoholism, chronic
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External Links Related to Proximal muscle weakness
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Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)