neuromyopathy

neuromyopathy

 [noor″o-mi-op´ah-the]
any disease of both muscles and nerves, especially a muscular disease of nervous origin.
carcinomatous neuromyopathy a paraneoplastic syndrome of neuromyopathy in patients with carcinoma, usually of the lung.

neu·ro·my·op·a·thy

(nū'rō-mī-op'ă-thē),
Simultaneous disorders of nerve and muscles.
[neuro- + G. mys, muscle, + pathos, disease]

neuromyopathy

/neu·ro·my·op·a·thy/ (-mi-op´ah-the) any disease of both muscles and nerves, especially a muscular disease of nervous origin.neuromyopath´ic

neu·ro·my·op·a·thy

(nūr'ō-mī-op'ă-thē)
1. A disorder of muscle due to impairment of its nerve supply.
2. Simultaneous disorders of nerve and muscles.
[neuro- + G. mys, muscle, + pathos, disease]

neuromyopathy

any disease of muscles and nerves combined.
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Critical illness neuromyopathy and muscle weakness in patients in the intensive care unit.
critical illness neuromyopathy, critical illness polyneuropathy).
Colchicine use is associated with a variety of neuromuscular complications, including generalized myopathy, painful neuromyopathy, rhabdomyolysis, and, rarely, clinical and electrophysiologic myotonia.
Omeprazole use is rarely associated with a neuromyopathy that mainly affects the lower extremities.
The 57-year-old suffers from peripheral neuromyopathy as well as arthritis and said without treatment the pain is gradually getting worse.
Statin-induced neuromyopathy (SINM) may present as muscle aches (myalgia), cramps, weakness, and muscle injury (myositis, monitored in serum by elevation of certain enzymes).
The participants will describe class-wide and drug- specific genetic associations with statin lipid lowering and neuromyopathy, explore clinical relevance, and survey directions for future research, particularly the utilization of total genome arrays.
He advised performing genetic tests on the mother, father, and infant for the various mutations that can occur to the LCHAD gene, because the infant is at risk of sudden death, cardiomyopathy, and neuromyopathy.
In one study, patients with hypothyroidism underwent electroneuromyography (ENMG) to determine the presence of neuromyopathy.
This drug can cause significant myopathy and neuromyopathy, particularly in patients with gout, hypertension, and renal failure, or those taking diuretics, he said.
An EMG will show axonal neuromyopathy, and a muscle biopsy will show vacuoles on hematoxylin and eosin staining.