Disease Comparison Results (show differences mode) for Multiple Sclerosis and Polymyositis

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Polymyositis

Found: 212 | Differences: 182

Multiple Sclerosis

Found: 452 | Differences: 422

Multiple Sclerosis and Polymyositis sharing 30 common findings. (show all, show common, show differences)

Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Buttock Pain
Myopathic facies/snarling smile
Dysphagia for solids
Dysgeusia/Painful tongue on swallowing
Tongue Pain
Arm/shoulder weakness (symptom)
Bilateral Shoulder Muscle pain/Weakness
Diffuse Aches and Pains
Distal leg weakness
Distal Muscle Weakness
Hypotonia
Leg pains/squatting
Local muscle tenderness
Muscle Mass
Muscle Pain
Muscle weakness
Muscles swelling
Myalgias
Pain in Extremities/Melalgias
Proximal limb girdle muscle pain
Proximal lower extremity weakness
Proximal muscle weakness
Proximal symmetrical muscle weakness
Proximal upper extremity weakness
Shoulder/limb girdle weakness/bilateral
Stiffness
Symmetrical muscle involvement/stiffness
Symmetrical muscle/pain, weakness
Tender or painful muscles/Myalgias
Thigh muscle weakness
Unable to stand up from sitting position
Weak hand grip
Weakness climbing stairs
Flaccid arm/shoulder paralysis
Flaccid muscle paralysis
Hyporeflexia/DTRs decreased
Weak reflexes
Shallow breathing
Arthritis with Muscle Weakness
Arthritis with rash/dermatitis
Rust's sign/Holds head in hands
Sacrum area back pain
Constitutional symptoms
Difficulty climbing stairs
Difficulty descending stairs
Difficulty getting out of bed
Difficulty raising arms
Difficulty rising from chair
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever of unknown origin/chronic fever
Fever, intermittant/recurrent
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Total body pain/truncal/extremities
Unable to stand
Weight Loss
Bilateral Eyelid Edema
Periorbital edema/Puffy eyes
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Muscle Weakness with Polyarthritis Presentation
Presentation/Paralysis Progressive Legs Hips Painful
Presentation/Arthritis Fever Rash
Fever and High Sed Rate
Demographics & Risk Factors
Ethnic or Racial Factors
Black/African american population
Established Disease Population
Patient/Cancer
Patient/Collagen disease
Patient/Hodgkins disease
Patient/Lymphoma, malignant, non-Hodgkins
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Stool Microscopic polys present
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
ALT (SGPT) over 120/2 1/2 X normal elevation (Lab)
SGOT over 120 elevation/ 2 1/2 X normal (Lab)
Transaminase elevation (Lab)
URINE Protein Electrophoresis (UPE) abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Anti-Ku antibody (labs)
Hematocrit (Lab)
Hemoglobin (Lab)
Pseudocholinesterase, serum (Lab)
RBC/Red Blood Count (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Anti-AM-1 Antibodies (Lab)
Anti-EJ Antibody test (labs)
Anti-Histone antibody (Lab)
Anti-Jo1 antibody (labs)
Anti-JO-1/RNA (histidyl enzyme) (Lab)
Anti-Mi1 antibody (labs)
Anti-Mi2 antibody (labs)
Anti-OJ Antibody (labs)
Anti-Pl12 antibody (labs)
Anti-PL-7 antibody (labs)
Anti-PM 1 (Polymyositis type I) antibodies (Lab)
Anti-SRP Antibody (labs)
Anti-U2SNRNP
WBC
Aldolase, serum (Lab)
ALT (SGPT) (Alanine transferase) (Lab)
ANA, speckled (Lab)
Anti-ENA (Extractable Nuclear Antigen) Level
Aspartamine aminotransferase (SGOT, AST) (Lab)
AST (SGOT) (aspartamine transferase) (Lab)
CK-MB (Lab)
CK-MM (Lab)
CPK/CK/Creatine kinase/Creatine phosphokinase (Lab)
Creatine, serum (Lab)
Globulin, serum (Lab)
IGD/Immunoglobulin D (Lab)
Lactic Dehydrogenase (LDH LH) (Lab)
LE Prep/Lupus erythematosis cell prep (Lab)
Myoglobin
Rheumatoid factor (Lab)
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
URINE Bence Jones protein
URINE Creatine
URINE Myoglobin
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Muscle Biopsy Abnormal
BX/Muscle biopsy/centralization of nuclei
BX/Muscle biopsy/degeneration with regeneration fibers
BX/Muscle biopsy/Fascia thickened/inflammed
BX/Muscle biopsy/inflammatory infiltrate/changes
BX/Muscle biopsy/muscle fiber degeneration
BX/Muscle biopsy/muscle fiber regeneration
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/Abnormal findings
EMG/Fibrillation potentials
EMG/Inflammatory type
EMG/Insertional irritability
EMG/Low Amplitude/polyphasic waves
EMG/NCS Reduced Motor Amplitudes
CT Scan
MRI/Thigh Muscle Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications - Rule Outs
Dermatomyositis
Guillain-Barre syndrome
Muscular dystrophy
Myositis, inclusion body
Myotonia atrophica
Polymyalgia rheumatica
Rheumatoid arthritis
Associated Disease & Complications - Causes
Acute Tubular Necrosis
Anemia
Bronchiolitis obliterans
Cancer/malignancy
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, secondary
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Collagen vascular disease
Congestive heart failure
Dermatomyositis
Esophagitis, reflux/GERD
Hyperglobulinemia
Hypoventilation, alveolar
Inflammatory myopathy
Leukocytosis
Myoglobinemia
Myoglobinuria
Myopathy
Myopathy/secondary/nonspecific
Polyarteritis nodosa
Polymyositis
Raynaud's syndrome
Respiratory failure/Pulmonary insufficiency
Respiratory muscle weakness
Rhabdomyolysis
Heart Failure in a Child
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Muscle disorder (ex)
CLASS/Muscle/tendon/extremities (category)
CLASS/Striated muscle disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Anti-JO1 variant/more joint/lung involvement
Pathophysiology/Lung Ventilation Neuromuscular
Pathophysiology/Activated cellular immunopathology
Process
PROCESS/Collagen disease (ex)
PROCESS/Ethnic predilection (ex)
PROCESS/Paraneoplastic disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Muscle inflammatory disorder (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Synonym/Overlap Connective Dis Variant
Synonym/PM-DM/Polymyositis-dermatomyositis
Treatment
Drug Therapy
RX/Prednisone (Deltasone)
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Biopsy
Other Treatments
TX/Bed rest/therapy
TX/Treat underlying cause
Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Face Pain
Numbness of face
Anesthetic area/skin
Anorgasmic male
Loss of libido,male
Retrograde ejaculation
Sexual dysfunction
Anal sphincter/loss of tone/reflex
Bowel/Stool Incontinence
Bowel/stool incontinence in Children
Problems with defecation
Decreased taste ability/Hypoguesia
Numbness of tongue
Hypertonia
Twitchy/muscle spasms
Unilateral arm symptoms
Unilateral Leg Weakness
Weakness, legs, bilateral
Weakness/one arm
Abdominal reflex decreased
Abdominal reflex increased
Abnormal movements/involuntary
Active reflexes
Acute ataxia
Altered mental status Mental status change
Ankle reflexes increased
Aphasia
Arm vibratory sense decreased
Ataxia
Ataxia/Posterior columns
Attacks, neurologic, recurrent, varied
Babinski's up-going toe reflex/unilateral
Babinski's upgoing toes/bilateral
Behavior problems
Bilateral abdominal reflex decreased
Central Facial Paralysis
Cerebellar signs
Clonus
Clonus/bilateral ankle (sustained)
Clumsiness/poor coordination
CNS symptoms/signs
Cognitive defect
Confusion/agitation on exam
Confusion/Disoriented
Conjugate gaze paralysis
Coordination/signs
Cranial nerve abnormalities/involvement/signs
Daytime Sleepiness
Delirium
Dizziness/Dizzy
Double vison after vigorous exercise
Dysarthria
Dysconjugate gaze
Dysdiadochokinesia/Alternating failure
Dysesthesias
Dysphasia
Equinus Posture/Ankles
Extinction parietal/sensory two touch sign
Facial Nerve Palsy/Facial Paralysis
Facial weakness/droop, unilateral
Fine-motor coordination problems
Finger to nose test abnormality
Focal neurologic deficit
Gait disturbance/abnormality
Hand paralysis
Handwriting progressive decline
Hemianesthesia
Hemianopsia/homonymous/sign
Hemiplegic Gait
Hemisensory defects
Hot bath worsens neurologic symp/signs
Hyperreflexia/DTRs increased
Impaired judgement/signs
Inattention
Leg reflexes increased
Legs increased resistance/passive stretch
Legs increased tone/spastic/hyperreflexic
Lhermittes sign (tingling on neck flex)
Long tract signs
Loss of Taste
Monoplegia, arm
Monoplegia, leg
Multifocal neurologic deficit/signs
Multiple paralysis/multiplegia, assymetric
Neurologic manifestations/signs
Neurological symptoms/signs
Numbness one hand
Numbness/one-sided
Nystagmus
Nystagmus, Monocular
Nystagmus, pendular
Nystagmus, rotary
Paralysis
Paraparesis in Elderly
Paresthesias
Pathophysiology/Rubral tremor
Position sense decreased/proprioception
Position sense decreased/proprioception Legs
Pyramidal tract signs
Saccard induced nystagmus/squint/latent ophthalmoplegia
Scanning speech
Segmental hypesthesia
Segmental/areflexia upper extremity
Sensory Ataxia
Sensory defects/lower extremities
Sensory loss/lower body/cord level
Slow speech
Slurred speech
Slurred speech/Chronic
Spastic paralysis/signs
Spasticity/Spastic gait
Speech Locution Problems
Spinal cord level lesion/signs
Staggering Gait
Steppage gait
Stroke syndrome/signs
Sudden unconsciousness
Transient limb paralysis/palsy
Tremor
Tremor in Elderly
Tremor,coarse
Uhthoff phenomenon Heat-trigger Weakness
Unable to tandem walk/straight line
Unusual patterns/sensory loss
Vertical nystagmus
Vertigo
Vibratory sense decreased
Vibratory sense decreased Legs
Weak lower extremities
Anorgasmia/Orgasm Dysfunction
Anorgasmic Female
Vaginal hypesthesia or anhedonism
Affect gay/happy inappropriate
Depressed/discouraged/sad
Destructive Behavior
Dysphoria
Emotional/affective lability
Euphoria/Elated/'high' behavior/Gaiety
Hallucination/visual
Psychiatric manifestations/problems/difficulties
Acute Back Pain
Back Pain
Backache
Chronic Back Pain
Limp
Anosmia/Loss of sense of smell
Decreased sense of smell
Difficulty Talking
Voice Alteration
Voice Alteration in Elderly
Voice change/disturbance/Unusual
Overflow incontinence
Urinary Incontinence in Elderly
Urine Incontinence
Urine Retention Signs
Balance problems
Chronic Fatigue
Chronically ill patient/signs
Episodic symptoms/events
Falling
Heat intolerance/Warm all the time
Walking difficulties
Weakness non-neuromuscular/systemic
Acute Vision Loss
Amaurosis fugats/transient blindness-vision loss
Anisocoria
Bilateral Vision Loss
Blindness/sudden/unilateral
Blindness/unilateral
Blurred Cloudy Vision
Central Vision Loss/Scotoma
Chronic Progressive Vision Loss
Chronic Vision Loss, Persistent
Color blindness acquired/dimming
Color vision dimmimg, monocular
Decreasing visual acuity
Difficulty Focusing Eyes
Dimming vision/acute
Diplopia Double vision
Double Image Vision Confirmed
Eye pain on eye movement
Eye symptoms/signs
Eyelid Retraction
Flashing Spots/Lights in Vision
Fleeting Blindness
Iridoplegia/spared accomodation reflex
Loss vision one eye, sudden
Marcus-Gunn pupil reaction/consensory sign
Movement phosphenes/flashes/scotomata/on eye motion
Opsoclonus/chaotic eye movements
Painless Vision Loss
Pallor/white optic disk
Positive scotomata/flashes
Ptosis, unilateral (blepharoptosis)
Squint/sign
Temporary blindness
Transient Blindness One Eye
Unequal pupils
Upward gaze paralysis/voluntary
Visual Problems
Visual symptoms
Sound distortion
Sudden deafness
True Vertigo Sign Confirmed
Unilateral sudden deafness
Vertigo in Elderly
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Ataxia in a Child Acute
Presentation/Movement Disorder Ataxia Dementia Progressive
Presentation/Back pain Hyperreflexia Incontinence
Disease Progression
Course/Attacks Episodic Spells
Course/Episodic clusters of attacks
Course/Exacerbation/remission
Course/Relapsing
Course/Some residual effects/possible
Demographics & Risk Factors
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Northern Latitudes USA
Residence/travel/Temperate zone
Ethnic or Racial Factors
European racial stock/population
Established Disease Population
Patient/Multiple sclerosis
Patient/Postpartum status
Population Group
Woman
Young Adult
Occupational Factors
Occupation/Health care worker
Occupation/Nurse
Family History
Family history/Multiple sclerosis
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Female
Population/Thirties adult
Population/Woman patient
Population/Young adult
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
CSF abnormal
CSF Colloidal gold curve abnormal
CSF Immunoelectrophoresis abnormal
CSF Protein increased/cells absent
HLA B27 (Lab)
HLA B7 (Lab)
HLA DR2 (Lab)
HLA DRw2 (Lab)
HLA DW2 (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Complement (total CH50) level (Lab)
Lactic acid/Lactate (Lab)
Lipase (Lab)
Lymphocytes (Lab)
Phospholipids, serum (Lab)
Uric acid, serum (Lab)
CSF Complement
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Anti-Smooth muscle (actin) antibodies (Lab)
Isocitric dehydrogenase (Lab)
LAP/Leucine Amino Peptidase (Lab)
Pyruvate, plasma (Lab)
Trypsin (Lab)
CSF IGA
CSF IGG
CSF IGG index
CSF IGG synthesis rate
CSF IGM
CSF Immunoglobulin
CSF LDH
CSF Monocytes
CSF Myelin basic protein
CSF Oligoclonal banding immunoelectroelectrophoresis
CSF/Beta 2 Microglobulin
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Lumbar puncture/abnormal
OCT/Optical Coherance Tomography Thin Retina
Visual Fields Test Abnormal
Visual fields/Central scotomata
Visual Fields/Central visual field loss
TEST/Caloric/nystagmus/challenge abnormal
Pathology
PATH/Brain abnormal
PATH/Brain corpus callosum lesion/defect
PATH/Brain Focal Degeneration/Lesion
PATH/Brain white matter multifocal lesions
PATH/Brain White matter plaque astrogliosis
PATH/Brain/Leptomeningeal Lesions
PATH/Brain/White matter/deficient myelin
PATH/Cerebral demyelination/biopsy/path
PATH/Gliosis spinal cord
PATH/Perivenular/focal demyelination/reactive gliosis
Electrodiagnosis
EEG/ABR/Auditory evoked response/potential abnormal/AEP
EEG/Evoked Potential Responses Abnormal
EEG/Somatic sensory evoked response/SSEP/SSER abnormal
EEG/Visual evoked response/abnormality
Electronystagmography Abnormal
TEST/Auditory brainstem response/abnormal/ABS response
CT Scan
CT Scan/Head Brain/Corpus callosum hypoplasia/agenesis
MRI/Head Brain Abnormal
MRI/Head corpus callosum/underside lesion
MRI/Head Deep white matter/multiple lesions
MRI/Head Demyelination white matter
MRI/Head multifocal low density lesions/white matter
MRI/Head Ovoid demyelination lesions
MRI/Head periventricular white matter lesions
MRI/Head Posterior fossa white matter lesions
MRI/Head Scan Abnormal
MRI/Head T2 and fluid -attenuated inversion recovery
MRI/Head White matter lesions 6mm/larger
X-RAY With contrast
UGI/Esophagus motility disorder
UGI/Hypopharynx/pooled barium vallecula
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications - Rule Outs
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Anxiety disorder/panic attacks
Arnold-Chiari syndrome
Brain tumor
Chronic fatique syndrome (adult 'mono')
Encephalitis
Encephalitis, viral
Fibromyositis/fibromyalgia syndrome
Hypochondriasis
Inflammatory polyneuropathy/demyelinating/chronic
Meniere's disease
Meningitis, chronic
Primary Brain Neoplasm
Stiff-man syndrome
Syringomyelia
Associated Disease & Complications - Causes
Anal Incontinence
Bells palsy/Facial nerve paralysis
Bladder, neurogenic uninhibited
Blindness, central
Brain stem lesion
Brown-Sequard syndrome
Cerebral sensory cortex lesion
CNS disease/involvement
Color blind
Constipation
Corpus callosum defect/agenesis
Deafness
Deafness, sensorineural
Dementia
Depression
Esotropia
Extrapyramidal disease/manifestation
Facial nerve palsy/secondary
Hemiparesis
Hemiplegia
Hypouricemia
Impotence/Erectile dysfunction disorder
Internuclear ophthalmoplegia syndrome
Meningitis, chronic
Multiple sclerosis
Myelitis, transverse
Myelopathy manifestations/involvement
Neurobehavior Problems
Neurogenic bladder/cord
Obstipation
Optic neuritis
Organic brain syndrome
Paraparesis
Paraplegia
Paraplegia, spastic
Pseudobulbar palsy syndrome
Psychosis
REM Behavior disorder/RBD
Spinal cord lesion/dysfunction
Transverse myelitis, subacute
Trigeminal neuralgia
Urinary bladder retention
Vocal cord paralysis
Ataxia Disorder
Demyelinating Disease
Facial Paralysis
Intracranial Lesion
Acute Urinary Retention
Oculogyric Crisis
Deafness Acquired
Disease Synergy
Synergy/Environmental extremes/temperature
Synergy/Fever
Synergy/General stress
Synergy/Heat stress
Synergy/Pregnancy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
CLASS/Spinal cord disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Cytokine gene polymorphism
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 1q31-q32
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 1
Pathophysiology/Gene Locus Identified/OMIM database
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Pathophysiology/Multisystem disease
Pathophysiology/Cerebral demyelination
Pathophysiology/CNS-Systemic Vertigo
Pathophysiology/Corpus callosum defect
Pathophysiology/Demyelination
Pathophysiology/Midbrain/mesencephalon lesion
Pathophysiology/Neurologic degenerative disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology/Posterior columns cord def
Process
PROCESS/Autoimmune disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Great imitators/diseases (ex)
PROCESS/Hereditary/Genetic predisposition (ex)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Allergy/immune (ex)
PROCESS/Use/Age/atrophic disorder (category)
PROCESS/CNS/White matter disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Myelin involvement/disorder (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Synonym/Disseminated sclerosis
Synonym/MS
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Adalimumab (Humira) injection
RX/Gamma interferon (Actimmune)
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Beta interferon
RX/Cladribine (Leustatin)
RX/Fingolimod (Gilenya)
RX/Glatiramer (Copaxone)
RX/IL-12/IL-23 Antagonist (Ustekinumab/Stelara)
RX/Interferon B-1a (Avonex/Rebif)
RX/Interferon B-1b
RX/Mitoxantrone (Novantrone)
RX/Muscle relaxant medication
RX/Natalizumab (Tysabri)
RX/Teriflumonide (Aubaglo)
RX/Teriflunomide (Aubagio)
RX/Vitamin D
SX/Stem cell transplant potential/future
Other Treatments
TX/Plasmapheresis/exchange.
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