II. Epidemiology

  1. Subtype of Diabetic Neuropathy
  2. Most often in older males with Type II Diabetes

III. Symptoms

  1. Disabling and bilateral thigh Muscle Weakness
  2. Weight loss
  3. Myalgias may be present

IV. Signs

  1. Thigh Muscle atrophy
    1. Iliopsoas weakness
    2. Quadriceps weakness
    3. Adductor Muscle Weakness
  2. Patellar Deep Tendon Reflex loss

V. Management

  1. See Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

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Ontology: Symmetric Diabetic Proximal Motor Neuropathy (C0271673)

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Ontology: Diabetic Amyotrophy (C0271685)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D003929
SnomedCT 190349003, 267472008, 193211001, 154683002, 39058009
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