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]

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]
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Side effects such as increased liver or muscle enzymes, cytopenia, and neuromyopathy may, in rare cases, require a reduction or even cessation of colchicine in patients with amyloidosis (10).
Complications such as infection and neuromyopathy were not increasing in corticosteroids group.
Neuromyopathy related to colchicine presents as distal areflexia, mild sensory changes and weakness of the proximal muscles and increased creatine kinase levels and low motor unit potentials on electromyography.
Vasileiadis et al., "Electrical muscle stimulation prevent critical illness poly neuromyopathy: a randomized parallel intervention trial," Critical Care, vol.
ICU acquired neuromyopathy was observed but got better with intensive kinesitherapy.
(13) (Up to elevated (13) 60% of patients on long-term glucocorticoids experience myopathy) Chloroquine Slow, progressive, Chronic use, higher painless proximal doses (14) muscle weakness and atrophy--typically in the arms more than in the legs; may be secondary to a concomitant neuromyopathy (14) Amiodarone Case reports of Kidney disease, myopathy with severe simultaneous use of proximal and distal colchicine and/or muscle weakness and statins.
[9.] Pulipaka U, Lacomis D, Omalu BAmiodarone-induced neuromyopathy: three cases and a review of the literature.
Effects of chronic sepsis on contractile properties of fast twitch muscle in an experimental model of critical illness neuromyopathy in the rat.
Galeazzi et al., "Colchicine myopathy and neuromyopathy: two cases with different characteristics," Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, vol.
Critical illness neuromyopathy and muscle weakness in patients in the intensive care unit.