Disease Information for Alcohol myopathy

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Alcohol is 50 per cent of calorie intake
Alcohol on breath/odor of alcohol
Characteristic breath odor
Muscle weakness
Myalgias
Proximal muscle weakness
Symmetrical muscle involvement/stiffness
Hyporeflexia/DTRs decreased
Weakness/Diffuse motor loss
Difficulty rising from chair
Weakness
Blurred Cloudy Vision
Difficulty Focusing Eyes
Dimming vision/acute
Diplopia Double vision
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Alcoholism/chronic alcoholic
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Ethanol blood level/toxin (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/Abnormal findings
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Dermatomyositis
Eaton-Lambert syndrome
Muscular dystrophy
Myositis, inclusion body
Myotonia atrophica
Polymyositis
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Myopathy.
Metabolic Myopathy
Myopathy
Rhabdomyolysis
Toxic Myopathy/Poisoning
Disease Synergy - Causes
Risk factor/Alcoholism
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Muscle disorder (ex)
CLASS/Muscle/tendon/extremities (category)
CLASS/Striated muscle disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Muscle phosphorylase defect
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
PROCESS/Poisoned organ/system (category)
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Discontinue Toxin/Abuse
Definition
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Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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