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Descriptor English:   Muscle Weakness 
Descriptor Spanish:   Debilidad Muscular 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Debilidade Muscular 
Synonyms English:   Muscular Weakness
Muscle Weaknesses
Muscular Weaknesses
Weakness, Muscle
Weakness, Muscular
Weaknesses, Muscle
Weaknesses, Muscular  
Tree Number:   C05.651.515
C10.597.613.593
C23.550.695
C23.888.592.608.593
Definition English:   A vague complaint of debility, fatigue, or exhaustion attributable to weakness of various muscles. The weakness can be characterized as subacute or chronic, often progressive, and is a manifestation of many muscle and neuromuscular diseases. (From Wyngaarden et al., Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p2251) 
Indexing Annotation English:   GEN or unspecified as a clin state or clin manifest: specific musc or neuromusc dis of which this is a manifest are also available; do not confuse "myasthenia" (my-, muscle + asthenia, weakness) in foreign titles with "muscle weakness": it is more likely to refer to MYASTHENIA GRAVIS; do not confuse with MUSCLE HYPOTONIA or MUSCLE FATIGUE
See Related English:   Asthenia
 
History Note English:   96 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   32676 
Unique Identifier:   D018908 

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