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Which one of the following symptoms and signs in the neonatal period or infancy may not be a characteristic of children with a neuromuscular disease?



A. Arthrogryposis
B. Hypotonia
C. Feeding difficulties
D. Unexplained respiratory problems
E. Toe walking

This question is part of Muscular Dystrophy in Children
Asked by ANAVEED, Last updated: Jun 18, 2019

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ANAVEED

ANAVEED

Answered on Jun 18, 2019

D it could be unexplained respiratory problem

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on May 19, 2017

Momeduced foetal movement. Neonates or infants may present with arthrogryposis, hypotonia, early feeding difficulties, respiratory problems or a need for respiratory support in the absence of any significant pulmonary
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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on May 19, 2017

Toe walking

A neuromuscular disease could be suspected in a pregnancy complicated by polyhydramnios and reduced foetal movement. Neonates or infants may present with arthrogryposis, hypotonia, early feeding difficulties, respiratory problems or a need for respiratory support in the absence of any significant pulmonary pathology. Toe-walking or global developmental delay may manifest later in childhood.
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