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Proximal muscle weakness in children: Proximal muscle weakness in children is decreased strength in a child's muscles that are closest to the center of the body. See detailed information below for a list of 41 causes of Proximal muscle weakness in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or vaginal itch)...read more »
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Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One of the...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Proximal muscle weakness in children:
Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Proximal muscle weakness in children:
Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Becker muscular dystrophy, Spinal muscular atrophy, Spinal cord trauma, Myelitis involving spinal cord, Spinal cord tumor, Spinal arteriovenous malformation, Spinal cord hemorrhage
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