Disease Information for Muscular dystrophy, progressive

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Slow eating pattern
Glossoptosis/Swallowing tongue
Flabby muscles
Gowers sign positive
Head Lag Infant Sign
Hypotonia
Muscle Atrophy
Muscle weakness
Neck weakness/head nodding
Proximal symmetrical muscle weakness
Symmetrical muscle involvement/stiffness
Unable to stand up from sitting position
Weak/Weak as a kitten (symptom)
Weakness climbing stairs
Weakness, legs, bilateral
Head Neck Floppy Infant Hypotonia Sign
Hyporeflexia/DTRs decreased
Limb weakness/signs
Weak lower extremities
Weakness/Diffuse motor loss
Child won't walk
Urine Incontinence
Balance problems
Difficulty climbing stairs
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Falling
Muscle Wasting/Diffuse
Unable to stand
Weakness
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
URINE 17-Ketosteroids
URINE Hydroxyproline
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Aldolase, serum (Lab)
Aspartamine aminotransferase (SGOT, AST) (Lab)
CPK/CK/Creatine kinase/Creatine phosphokinase (Lab)
Lactic Dehydrogenase (LDH LH) (Lab)
URINE Catecholamines
URINE Creatine
URINE Metanephrines
URINE Ribose
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Forced vital capacity decreased
Pathology
BX/Muscle Biopsy Abnormal
BX/Muscle biopsy/Fiber atrophy
BX/Muscle biopsy/Increased interstitial tissue
BX/Muscle/Non-uniform fiber size
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/Abnormal findings
EMG/Muscular Dystrophic signs
X-RAY With contrast
Barium Swallowing Cine Abnormality
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Dermatomyositis
Polymyositis
Walker Warburg Syndrome
Associated Disease & Complications
Alveolar hypoventilation/extrapulmonary
Cardiomyopathy
Hypoventilation, alveolar
Lateral scoliosis/Rotosclerosis
Muscular dystrophy
Neonatal Hypotonia/Floppy Baby Syndrome
Scoliosis
Ineffective Cough or Reflex
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Motor neuron/unit disorder (ex)
CLASS/Muscle disorder (ex)
CLASS/Muscle/tendon/extremities (category)
CLASS/Striated muscle disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Pathophysiology/Absent Dystrophin muscle cells
Pathophysiology/Lung Hypoventilation
Pathophysiology/Lung Ventilation Mechanics
Process
PROCESS/Hereditofamilial (category)
PROCESS/Use/Age/atrophic disorder (category)
PROCESS/Muscular dystrophy disorder (ex)
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Physical therapy
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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