amyotrophy


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amyotrophy

 [a″mi-ot´ro-fe]
a painful condition with wasting and weakness of muscle, commonly involving the deltoid muscle.

a·my·ot·ro·phy

(ă'mī'ot'rō-fē),
Muscular wasting or atrophy.
Synonym(s): amyotrophia
[G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + trophē, nourishment]

amy·ot·ro·phy

, amyotrophia (ā'mī-ot'rō-fē, ă-mī'ō-trō'fē-ă)
Muscular wasting or atrophy.
[G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + trophē, nourishment]

amy·ot·ro·phy

, amyotrophia (ā'mī-ot'rō-fē, ă-mī'ō-trō'fē-ă)
Muscular wasting or atrophy.
[G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + trophē, nourishment]
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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 variants (2.8%).
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.

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