amyotrophy


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Synonyms for amyotrophy

progressive wasting of muscle tissues

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Hirayama Disease (HD), also known as juvenile muscular atrophy or monomelic amyotrophy, was reported first by Hirayama et al.
PTS is a rare pathologic condition, defined by sudden, acute, and unbearable pain across the top of the shoulder, followed by severe amyotrophy.
Long term follow-up of 44 patients with brachial monomelic amyotrophy.
In the medium term, the approach should con tribute to the development of treatments for paralytic diseases such as infantile spinal muscular amyotrophy or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
In complicated FSP in addition to symptoms of uncomplicated FSP there are additional neurologic abnormalities such as seizures dementia cataracts amyotrophy extrapyramidal disturbance cutaneous abnormalities or peripheral neuropathy2.
Examination showed a thin and wasted man with marked amyotrophy involving all four limbs, both proximally and distally (Fig.
McGrath's problem was later diagnosed as neuralgic amyotrophy, most probably related to a viral infection.
Other chapters address mechanisms of neuropathic pain, therapeutics, carpal tunnel syndrome, cervical radiculopathy, meralgia paresthetica, Lyme radiculopathy, neuralgic amyotrophy, herpes zoster infection, polyneuropathies, inherited amyloidosis, sarcoidosis, Fabry disease, proximal myotonic myopathy, complex regional pain syndrome, polymyalgia rheumatica, phantom pain, Brown-Sequard syndrome, syringomyelia, and headache disorders, and give information on the patient's history, clinical findings, investigations, diagnosis, and treatment.
The neuropathy is characterised by a progressive paralysis accompanied by amyotrophy (muscle wasting), as a result of damage to motor neurones in the spinal cord and brain.
Table 1: Clinical Implications and Rationale for Lower Extremity Severity Stage Hierarchy and Clinician Specialists in Diagnosing and Treating Lower Extremity Complications Clinical Implications/ Stage Diseases Rationale Panel A: Clinical implications and rationale for lower extremity severity stage hierarchy Stage 1: Neuropathy, paresthesia, Stage 1 diagnoses are based on pain in feet, diabetic amyotrophy electrical data and lower extremity examinations.
6) Some of the common conditions diabetic muscle infarction can be confused with are deep vein thrombosis, cellulitis, pyomyositis, soft tissue abscess, benign tumours or sarcomas of the muscle, diabetic amyotrophy and osteomyelitis.
A diagnosis of clinically probable or possible PD was confirmed if patients met the following criteria: 1) manifestation of at least two of the following symptoms: resting tremor, bradykinesia, or cogwheel rigidity; 2) no suggestion of a parkinsonian syndrome due to trauma, brain tumor, infection, cerebrovascular disease, other known neurologic disease, or treatment with dopamine-blocking or dopamine-depleting agents; 3) no atypical features such as prominent oculomotor palsy, cerebellar signs, vocal cord paresis, severe orthostatic hypotension, pyramidal signs, amyotrophy, or limb apraxia; 4) asymmetric onset; and 5) if treatment with levodopa had been initiated, symptomatic improvement after treatment.
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