Symptom: Muscle atrophy
Muscle atrophy: Wasting away of muscles
Detailed cause information for symptom: Muscle atrophy:
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Symptoms related to Muscle atrophy: muscle weakness (204), paralysis (65)
Muscle atrophy type of: Muscle symptoms (208)
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Possible causes of symptom: Muscle atrophy: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Muscle atrophy as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Muscle injury
- Bed rest
- Nerve injury
- Diabetes - may cause neuropathy; also muscle loss from muscle breakdown due to hyperglycemia (the cause of ketones).
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Motor neurone diseases
- Duchenne muscular dystrophy
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Chronic infection
Conditions listing symptoms: Muscle atrophy: The following list of conditions have 'Muscle atrophy' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Muscle atrophy: The following list of conditions have 'Muscle atrophy' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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