This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
|Elevated serum creatine kinase||
Elevated blood creatine phosphokinase
Elevated circulating creatine phosphokinase
Elevated creatine kinase
Elevated serum CPK
Elevated serum creatine phosphokinase
High serum creatine kinase
Increased creatine kinase
Increased creatine phosphokinase
Increased serum CK
Increased serum creatine kinase
Increased serum creatine phosphokinase[ more ]
|EMG: myopathic abnormalities||0003458|
|Foot dorsiflexor weakness||
|Increased variability in muscle fiber diameter||0003557|
|Internally nucleated skeletal muscle fibers||0031237|
|Limited hip movement||0008800|
|Muscle fiber splitting||0003555|
|Neck flexor weakness||
Neck flexion weakness
|Reduced vital capacity||0002792|
|Respiratory insufficiency due to muscle weakness||
Decreased lung function due to weak breathing muscles
|Restrictive deficit on pulmonary function testing||0002111|
|Skeletal muscle atrophy||
Muscle wasting[ more ]
|Type 1 muscle fiber predominance||0003803|
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
|Calf muscle hypertrophy||
Increased size of calf muscles
|Muscle fiber hypertrophy||0100293|
|Proximal muscle weakness||
Weakness in muscles of upper arms and upper legs
|Tibialis muscle weakness||0008963|
|1%-4% of people have these symptoms|
|Percent of people who have these symptoms is not available through HPO|
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