Causes of Neuromuscular Weakness
 • Spinal Cord: Demyelinating ...
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Causes of Neuromuscular Weakness
 • Spinal Cord: Demyelinating Disease (MS), Epidural abscess, Infarction, Syringomyelia, Tetanus, Transverse Myelitis, Trauma, Tumor
 • Motor Nerves: ALS, Cervical spondylosis, Poliomyelitis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, Mononeuritis multiplex, Phrenic nerve injury, Sarcoid, Toxins (heavy metals), Critical illness neuromyopathy
 • Neuromuscular junction: Botulism, Lambert Eaton Syndrome, Myasthenia Gravis, Organophosphate poisoning, Scorpion sting, Shellfish poisoning, Meds (anticholinesterase inhibitors, aminoglycosides)
 • Muscles: Acid maltase deficiency, Malnutrition, Metabolic abnormalities (hyppK), Mitochondrial myopathy, Muscular dystrophy, Myotonic dystrophy, Polymyositis/dermatomyositis, Thyroid disease

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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