Disease Information for Steroid myopathy

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bilateral Shoulder Muscle pain/Weakness
Leg pains/squatting
Muscle Atrophy
Muscle weakness
Pelvic/limb girdle weakness/bilateral
Proximal lower extremity weakness
Quadriceps/thigh weakness signs
Shoulder/limb girdle weakness/bilateral
Symmetrical muscle involvement/stiffness
Thigh muscle atrophy
Thigh muscle weakness
Unable to stand up from sitting position
Weak/Weak as a kitten (symptom)
Weakness climbing stairs
Weakness, legs, bilateral
Fatigability
Hyporeflexia/DTRs decreased
Weak lower extremities
Weakness/Diffuse motor loss
Difficulty climbing stairs
Difficulty rising from chair
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Muscle Wasting/Diffuse
Weakness
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Prognosis/Full recovery usual
Prognosis/Recovery/reversable usually
Prognosis/Slow steady recovery
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Corticosteroid treatment
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/Abnormal findings
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Dermatomyositis
Eaton-Lambert syndrome
Muscular dystrophy
Myositis, inclusion body
Polymyositis
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug Induced Fatigue
Myopathy/secondary/nonspecific
Steroid myopathy
Toxic Myopathy/Poisoning
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Corticosteroid treatment
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Muscle disorder (ex)
CLASS/Muscle/tendon/extremities (category)
CLASS/Striated muscle disorder (ex)
Drugs
DRUG/Cortisone/Corticosteroid drug (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Bilateral occurrence
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
PROCESS/Poisoned organ/system (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Myopathy steroid, Myopathy steroid induced, Steroid induced myopathy, Steroid induced myopathy (disorder), Steroid myopathy, Synonym/Corticosteroid induced myopathy, Synonym/Steroid-induced myopathy
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Corticosteroid (Cortisone)
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
TX/Rest-Time off
Other Treatments
TX/Avoidance offending agents (indication).
TX/Physical therapy
Definition
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NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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