Proximal muscle weakness

Posted by e-Medical PPT
Proximal muscle weakness with it's inability to comb the hair, inabilit to rise from sitting, ...etc.It would be a good idea to keep a high yield list of the most common causes of proximal muscle weakness.Causes are
    * Inflammatory myopathies, such as dermatomyositis
    * Thyroid disorders (specially hypothyroidism)
    * Steroids, cushing's disease for example
    * Statins therapy
    * Cyclosporin
    * Hypokalemia
    * Myasthenia gravis



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