amyotrophy


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Related to amyotrophy: mononeuropathy, neuralgic amyotrophy, Monomelic amyotrophy, Diabetic amyotrophy
  • noun

Synonyms for amyotrophy

progressive wasting of muscle tissues

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PTS is a rare pathologic condition, defined by sudden, acute, and unbearable pain across the top of the shoulder, followed by severe amyotrophy.
Neuralgic amyotrophy (NA) is a more common neurological syndrome than is generally assumed, clinically presenting with the acute onset of severe pain around the shoulder and arm followed by sensory deficits, muscle weakness, and severe atrophy (6).
A new mitochondrial DNA deletion associated with diabetic amyotrophy, diabetic myoatrophy and diabetic fatty liver.
EMG was consistent with neuralgic amyotrophy of the posterior and anterior interosseous nerve.
They typed in the symptoms of such diseases as Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD), gastrointestinal bleed, amyotrophy - a neurological disorder - and encephalitis, inflammation of the brain, to see whether they got the correct diagnosis.
The disease, due to the amyotrophy of the foot muscle, has been tentatively called abalone amyotrophia.
Proximal neuropathy, sometimes called lumbosacral plexus neuropathy, femoral neuropathy, or diabetic amyotrophy, starts with pain in either the thighs, hips, buttocks, or legs, usually on one side of the body.
6 Diabetes with neurological manifestations Use additional code to identify manifestation, as: Diabetic amyotrophy (358.
AIt may be neuralgic amyotrophy, where the nerves to the muscles around the shoulder are damaged.
In addition, the company is offering new tests for hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy (HSAN), hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy (HNA), hypokalemic periodic paralysis (HOKPP), limb girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD), benign familiar infantile epilepsy and familial paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia (FPKD).
Four other reports described distinct clinical presentations of acute meningoencephalitis with seizure (1), Bell palsy (2), acute transverse myelitis (12), and neuralgic amyotrophy (13).
They included Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), gastrointestinal bleed, amyotrophy - a neurological disorder - and encephalitis, inflammation of the brain.
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