Late-onset monomelic amyotrophy
in a Caucasian woman.
Sahni, "Nosology of juvenile muscular atrophy of distal upper extremity: from monomelic amyotrophy
to hirayama disease--Indian perspective," BioMed Research International, vol.
Neurological examination found a severe weakness and proximal amyotrophy
of lower limbs with a discreet weakness of upper limb muscles.
The next most frequent manifestation was PTS, also called brachial neuritis or neuralgic amyotrophy
, which was found in 4 patients.
van der Eijk et al., "Neuralgic amyotrophy
and hepatitis E virus infection," Neurology, vol.
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.
The family groups were spinal/bulbar combination variants (81.1%), muscular atrophy variants (71.3%), kennedy variants (38.8%), neuronopathy/neuropathy variants (7.7%), and amyotrophy
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.
This is also known as acute brachial neuritis or neuralgic amyotrophy
. The syndrome has a number of potential triggers such as a febrile illness, vaccination, strenuous exercise or surgery.