Disease Information for Polymyositis: Clinical Manifestations

Signs & Symptoms
Buttock Pain
Myopathic facies/snarling smile
Dysphagia for solids
Dysphagia Swallowing Difficulties
Dysgeusia/Painful tongue on swallowing
Tongue Pain
Acute Motor Weakness
Arm/shoulder weakness (symptom)
Bilateral Shoulder Muscle pain/Weakness
Diffuse Aches and Pains
Distal leg weakness
Distal Muscle Weakness
Leg pains/squatting
Local muscle tenderness
Muscle Mass
Muscle Pain
Muscle weakness
Muscles swelling
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
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
Weak/Weak as a kitten (symptom)
Weakness climbing stairs
Dropping things
Flaccid arm/shoulder paralysis
Flaccid muscle paralysis
Hyporeflexia/DTRs decreased
Limb weakness/signs
Unable to walk
Weak reflexes
Weakness/Diffuse motor loss
Shallow breathing
Arthritis with Muscle Weakness
Arthritis with rash/dermatitis
Non-localized shoulder area pain
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
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever of unknown origin/chronic fever
Fever, intermittant/recurrent
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
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
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only