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What is the definition or description of: amyotrophy?

What is the definition or description of: amyotrophy?

Wasting and weake: Diabetic amyotrophy a painful condition, associated with diabetes, with progressive wasting and weakening of muscles, usually limited to the muscles of the pelvic girdle and thigh. Neuralgic amyotrophy atrophy and paralysis of the muscles of the shoulder girdle, with pain across the shoulder and upper arm. ...Read more

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Amyotrophy (Definition)

Diabetic amyotrophy a painful condition, associated with diabetes, with progressive wasting and weakening of muscles, usually limited to the muscles of the pelvic girdle and thigh. Neuralgic amyotrophy atrophy and paralysis of the muscles of the shoulder girdle, with pain across the ...Read more


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Can there be some chance for patients who get amyotrophy (neuron disease)?

Can there be some chance for patients who get amyotrophy (neuron disease)?

Clarity: Amyotrophy refers to diabetics who have a lower back metabolic radiculopathy and many of these reverse over 6 months. But if you mean "Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis", which involves motor nerve cells, there is NO cure, and only mediocre palliative interventions. (But the course is variable, and some do far better than others). ...Read more

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What is benign focal amyotrophy?

What is benign focal amyotrophy?

Rare: It is a rare neurological disease that affects only one limb which is why it is also called monomelic amyotrophic. Generally considered benign with a good prognosis. ...Read more

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Is there any chance for someone with amyotrophy neuron disease?

Is there any chance for someone with amyotrophy neuron disease?

Yes: It is unclear from you question whether you have a systemic or more focal diagnosis. You can learn more about neuralgic amyotrophy here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/suprascapular-nerve.Htm. ...Read more

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Whats monomelic amyotrophy plz?

Motor neurons: Monomelic amyotrophy is a disease which causes degeneration/ death of motor neurons in the brain & spinal cord. It can lead to muscle wasting & weakness of a limb. ...Read more

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Can there be a treatment (herbal or medical) for monomelic amyotrophy?

Can there be a treatment (herbal or medical) for monomelic amyotrophy?

No: It is a rare disorder of the motor cells (control muscle) in the spinal cord that occurs in youth, progresses for several years then stabilizes. There is no treatment for it. A neurologist can counsel you further. ...Read more

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How about FERMORAL NEUROPATHY. I'm a type 2 diabetic with servere NERVE DAMAGE to the left ankle which was caused by a slip and fall to my lower bk ?

How about FERMORAL NEUROPATHY. I'm a type 2 diabetic with servere NERVE DAMAGE to the left ankle which was caused by a slip and fall to my lower bk ?

Diabetes or Trauma ?: There are several types of neuropathy, including femoral or amyotrophy, which can affect patients who have diabetes. It is possible that you may have been or presently are having symptoms associated with them. The bigger issue is separating the damage caused by the physical trauma the ankle as well as the lower back. A neurologist might be the one to best sort out the various possibilities. ...Read more

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Male diabetic from 8 years, feeling lower back pain in both side and left leg is weaker tha right, after squats right leg is heavy than left leg thanks?

Male diabetic from 8 years, feeling lower back pain in both side and left leg is weaker tha right, after squats right leg is heavy than left leg thanks?

Diabetic Amyotrophy?: With a history of diabetes, especially if severe or uncontrolled, a rare but occasional cause of leg weakness is diabetic amyotrophy. This usually involved one or more nerves in the legs. It is different from peripheral neuropathy since you may experience weakness. A more likely cause would be a radiculopathy, which is a pinched nerve around the back. Only way to know is a good exam and EMG test. ...Read more

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Is yogurt safe to use for diabetic skin wounds?

Is yogurt safe to use for diabetic skin wounds?

No: There are many topical medications for diabetic wounds but i would not use yogurt. Triple antibioic ointments, or prescription creams are available. ...Read more

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