The following Conditions are related to Muscle weakness

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  • Camurati-engelmann disease

    Camurati-Engelmann disease is a rare genetic disorder characterized by progressive widening and malformation of the shafts of the long bones (diaphyseal dysplasia). Major symptoms may include bone pain, particularly in the legs; skeletal abnormalities; and/or weakness and underdevelopment (hypoplasia) of various muscles. Pain and weakness of the leg muscles may result in an unusual "waddling" walk (gait). Camurati-Engelmann disease is inherite  Read More

  • Limb-girdle muscular dystrophies

    Although there are some common themes recognizable in the main types of LGMD, the age at onset, severity, and progression of symptoms associated with LGMD may vary greatly from case to case, even among members of the same family. Some cases of LGMD may have onset during adulthood, mild symptoms, and slow progression; others may have onset during childhood and early severe disability such as difficulty climbing stairs and walking. Some individu  Read More

  • Scapuloperoneal muscular dystrophy

    Symptoms of scapuloperoneal myopathy primarily include muscle weakness and wasting usually limited to muscles in the shoulder blade and girdle area and the legs below the knees. This disorder can begin in childhood or adulthood. The progression rate and severity may vary greatly, with some cases progressing more quickly than others. In most cases, the progression is slow. The shoulder muscles are affected first, in most cases. In some  Read More

  • Spinal muscular atrophy type iii

    Spinal muscular atrophy type iii, a rare hereditary disorder characterised by the progressive loss of motor neurons-the nerve cells that regulate voluntary movement-causes muscle weakness and wasting. Type 3 is a milder type of SMA.Although there is currently no cure for SMA type 3, since 2016 there have been medicines that can delay or even stop the disease's main forms from progressing.Treatment:  Read More