Diseases

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EATON LAMBERT SYNDROME

(Myasthenic myopathic syndrome) EATON LAMBERT SYNDROME is seen in small cell carcinoma of the lung. There is weakness of pelvic…

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PERIODIC PARALYSIS

PERIODIC PARALYSIS is a syndrome characterised by intermittent muscular weakness with flaccidity associated with changes in serum postassium. CAUSES Primary…

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PARAMYOTONIA CONGENITA

There is generalised myotonia which is aggravated by cold associated with weakness. It may be familial. Though benign in its…

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MYOTONIA DYSTROPHICA

(Myotonia Atrophica) MYOTONIA DYSTROPHICA it is a hereditary autosomal dominant disease occurring in males in the third decade. The cause…

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MYOTONIA CONGENITA

(Thomsen's disease) MYOTONIA CONGENITA is inherited as an autosomal dominant disease. The responsible gene may be on the long arm…

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MYOTONIC MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

In this condition, there is prolonged contraction with slow relaxation of muscles due to hyperexcitability of muscle cell membrane. Myotonia…

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OCULO PHARYNGEAL DYSTROPHY

In the OCULO PHARYNGEAL DYSTROPHY condition there is progressive ptosis and dysphagia which start in middle life. There are several…

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DISTAL FORM

(Gower's type) DISTAL FORM is relatively rare. The distal muscles of the extremities are first affected and then the disease…

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FACIO SCAPULO HUMERAL FORM

(Landouzy Dejerine type) FACIO SCAPULO HUMERAL FORM is affects both sexes. Average age of onset is 12-14 years, but it…

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CONGENITAL MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

Here, Myopathy is manifested at birth. Proximal muscle groups are more involved and hypotonic. This gives rise to "floopy infant…

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